Trope Lessons

Congratulations, you are on your way to learning the Tropes! Once learned, they will serve you for a lifetime. Whether you are studying for a Bat/Bar Mitzvah or just refreshing your knowledge, these 12 lessons created by Cantor Lorel Zar-Kessler are a useful resource. Within each lesson are several examples, each containing example Hebrew with the trope marks, written music with English transliteration, and an audio sample. To listen to the audio sample, you can either click on the text to download an mp3 file, or click on the “Play” symbol to hear the audio directly within your web browser. Enjoy!

Where would we find a home — lesbian moms, half Jewish, looking for a community that would feed our souls? A friend said "there's a funky shul in Sudbury — try it." Sixteen years later, here we still are at Beth El — home.
— Pam M