Online Learning

Rabbi Neil F. Blumofe has recorded prayers, blessings, Torah cantillation and sacred readings. 

Services

  • Weekday Shacharit and Ma'ariv services – Participate in daily minyan, held 12 times per week at Congregation Agudas Achim. See details about daily minyan here and learn the services here.
  • Shabbat services – See details about our Shabbat services here and to learn the Friday night, Saturday morning, Saturday afternoon, Havdallah, and Saturday evening services

Torah Readings & Trope

  • Shabbat Torah Trope - More than 120 CAA members can chant Torah and do so regularly.  While many have taken classes to learn their skills, many others have learned trope from the MP3 files and documents below.  We are proud to share this resource with the entire world, via Internet.
  • Shabbat Haftorah Trope
  • High Holy Day Torah readings – Click here to learn Torah readings for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.

Other

  • Megillah readings – Learn to read for Purim (Coming Soon)
  • Aliyah Blessings – See the page Rise for an Aliyah

Please contact Rabbi Blumofe with any questions or requests: rabbi@caa-austin.org

Shabbat Services at CAA

Below are links to the music of the Shabbat service(s).  These MP3 files can be downloaded for playing on-line* or copied to your computer, and played by most mp3 music players. If you are interested in learning trope for Torah, Haftorah, High Holidays or Purim, please see our learning trope pages (Coming Soon).

Shacharit Weekday

Shacharit Weekday - pg 10
Shacharit Weekday - pg 10-52
Shacharit Weekday - pg 54-88
Shacharit Weekday - Yishtabach-Hatzi Kaddish pg 94
Shacharit Weekday - Berachot before Shema pg 96-98
Shacharit Weekday - Berachot after Shema pg 100-104
Shacharit Weekday - Amidah (beginning) pg 106-108
Shacharit Weekday - Amidah (repition) pg 110-120
Shacharit Weekday - Torah Service
Shacharit Weekday - Tachanun- Hatzi Kaddish pg 134-136
Shacharit Weekday - Ashrei (concluding prayers) pg 150-162

Maariv Weekday

Maariv Weekday - Blessings before Shema pg 200
Maariv Weekday - Blessings after Shema pg 204-208
Maariv Weekday - Hatzi Kaddish to conclusion pg 208-226
Maariv Weekday - Shema to complete pg 202-204
 

Friday Night Services

Yedid Nefesh 252
Psalm 95  254
Psalm 96  254
Psalm 29  260
L’kha Dodi 262
Psalm 92  266
Ahavat Olam 282
V’Shamru 294
Vaychulu/ Magein Avot 314
Kiddush 318
Aleinu 320
Yigdal 326

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Shabbat Morning Services

P'sukei d'Zimrah

B'irkot haShachar through Kadesh and Shimcha 10-14
The Psalm for Shabbat 92 (p. 32) Psalm 30 (p. 50) through the Mourner's
Kaddish (p.52). 32-34: 50-52
P'sukei d'Zimrah Psalm 30 (p. 50) through the Psalm 150 (p. 88) 54-88
Song of the Sea (p. 92) through Nishmat Kol Chai (p. 334-36) 92-94, 334-336 

Shabbat Shacharit Service

Shacharit - 336-338
Shacharit - 340-346
Shacharit - 346-348
Shacharit - 350-352
Shacharit - 354-356
Shacharit - 358-364
Shacharit - 392-392
Summary: Beginning through Hatzi Kaddish 336 - 338

Torah Service

Ayn Kamocha - pg 394-394
Ba Ana Rachatz pg 398-398
Blessing before the Torah reading
Blessing after the Torah reading
Blessings before and after the Haftarah pg 410
Ashrei pg 420
Torah recessional through Aytz Hayim pg 422-424

Shab Torah Trope and Haftarah Trope

Torah (Trope)
Haftarah

Shabbat Musaf Service


Berakhot before Sh'ma 340 - 346
Sh'ma 346 - 348

Berakhot after Sh'ma 350 - 352
Amidah through Kedushah 354 - 356
Public Declaration of Amidah 358 - 364
Kaddish Shalem 392 - 392
In front of Aron Kodesh through procession back to Amud 398 - 398

Prayers before and after aliyah 400 - 402
Blessings before and after Haftorah (Maftir) 410 - 410
Ashrei 420 - 422
Returning Torah to Aron Kodesh 422 - 424
Hatzi Kaddish 428 -428

Amidah through Kedushah 430 - 432
Public Declaration of Amidah 434 - 440
Kaddish Shalem 506 - 506
Ein Keloheinu 508 - 508
Aleinu 510 - 510
Mourner's Kaddish 512 - 512        
Adon Olam 514 - 514

 

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Mincha, Havdalah, Ma'ariv

Ashrei 558
Before Amidah-Hatzi Kaddish 572
Take Torah from Ark 566
Prayers before and after aliyah 568
Return Torah to Ark 570
Mincha Hatzi Kaddish 564
Amidah For Shabbat Afternoon 574 - 576
Public Declaration of Amidah 578 - 582
Kaddish Shalem 596
Aleinu 598
Mourner's Kaddish 600
Ma'ariv Blessings before Sh'ma 200
K'riat Sh'ma 202-204
Blessings after Sh'ma 204 -206
Blessing after Sh'ma (Cont) 206 - 208
Ma'ariv Hatzi Kaddish 208
Ma'ariv Kaddish Shalem 222
Ma'ariv Alienu 224
Ma'ariv Mourner's Kaddish 226
Havdalah 700

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Tot Service

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*Click on the link to play the prayer(s) in mp3 format. These mp3 files range in size from 1.0 MB to 9.8 MB. These files may take some time to download and play depending on your connection speed, network traffic, server load, client configurations. You may save the mp3 file to your system by mousing over the Prayer and right clicking to bring up the selection menu and select "Save Target As...".

So what does all this mean??  Be patient and have faith.

Recorded by Hazzan Neil Blumofe of Congregation Agudas Achim, Austin, Texas. ©Copyright 2004 - 2006