Learn to sing Shoshanat Yaakov

Sung after the Megilla reading

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A song celebrating the victory of Esther and the Jews over Haman, the evil viceroy who sought to destroy them all. We recount Esther's bravery, Mordechai's dedication, and bless all the good guys and curse all the bad guys.

The Words

Translation


Shoshanat Yaakov tsahala vesamecha
Bir'otam yachad t'chelet mordechai
Shoshanat Yaakov tsahala vesamecha
Bir'otam yachad t'chelet mordechai
 
Teshu'atam teshu'atam hayita lanetzach
Teshu'atam teshu'atam hayita lanetzach
Teshu'atam teshu'atam hayita lanetzach
Vetikvatam bechol dor vador
 
Lehodia Lehodia Lehodia Lehodia
Shekol kovecha lo yevoshu
Velo yikalmu lanetzach
Shekol kovecha lo yevoshu
Velo yikalmu lanetzach
Shekol kovecha lo yevoshu
Velo yikalmu lanetzach
Lanetzach kol hachosim bach
 
Arur Haman asher bikesh le'abdi
Baruch Mordechai, Mordechai Hayehudi
Arura Zeresh Arura Zeresh
Eishet mafchidi
Arura Zeresh Arura Zeresh
Eishet mafchidi
Berucha Esther Berucha Esther
Magen ba'adi
Vegam Charvona zachur latov


The rose of Jacob is rejoicing
As they see as one the sky blue garments of Mordechai
 
You were their salvation in every generation
 
To make it known that those that hope in You
Will never know shame
 
Cursed is Haman, who sought my destruction
Blessed is Mordechai the Judean
Cursed is Zeresh, the wife of my tormentor
Blessed is Esther, who has shielded me
And let Charvona also be remebered for good

 

The Jewish Music Recordings

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Shoshanat Yaakov Popular Recordings

Shoshanat Yaakov David and the High Spirit in a traditional performance of the melody popular in Israel.
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Shoshanat Yaakov Original Jewish rock version from the Moshe Skier Band.
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