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 My name is Ariel Root Wolpe. I am a Jewish musician, artist, and community organizer. I love figuring out spiritual community and transforming people's hearts through music.


World Wide Music for Kabbalat Shabbat

World Wide Music for Kabbalat Shabbat

Welcome to my collection of music for Kabbalat Shabbat! Here are some of my favorite tunes, and some originals, to mix into a musical service on Friday night. I hope you enjoy this resource and use it to bring more singing, and more meaningful prayer, to your community.

Keep checking back for updates - I’m constantly adding new music!

Niggunim to open or close Kabbalat Shabbat

Niggun Neshama / Shlomo Katz

Into the West / Nava Tehilla

Boi Kala / Aviva Chernick

Sheves Achim Nigun / Joey Weisenberg and the Hadar Ensemble

Nigun Nadav - Eli Atah / Deborah Sacks Mintz

Yedid Nefesh

Im Eshkachech Nigun (Michel Twerski)

Yedid Nefesh / Nava Tehilla (Yoel Sykes)

Yedid Nefesh For a Rainy Day / Ariel Wolpe

Yedid Nefesh / Ariel Wolpe

Psalm 95

Lechu Neranena / Nava Tehilla

Lechu Neranena / Joey Weisenberg

Arbaim Shana / Nava Tehilla