Earlier this month,journalist Karmel Melamed recorded this short extract from the Selihot (repentance) prayers. These are traditionally recited during the month of Ellul preceding Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, and the Day of Atonement, Yom Kippur.
In Part 1, Rabbi Malekan, an Iranian Los Angeles rabbi, sings in the Mizrahi style.
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Here Rabbi Malekan is joined by Ashkenazi Cantor Michael Stein of Temple Aliyah.
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