Shir HaMa'alot (Psalm 126)

I put together this melody several years ago and have been enjoying playing it ever since.


Recording 1 (a cassette from an old desk draw, circa 1990 C.E.)

Recording 2 (ukulele version, April 2017)

Recording 3 (Herald Square, New York City, Oct., 2017)

Recording 4 (Union Square, NYC, February, 2018)


“A Song of Ascents. When God brings about the return to Zion, we were like dreamers. Then our mouths will be filled with laughter, and our tongues with joyous song ...” 

Here's an explanation of the confusing tenses - from Rav Kook: