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Torah Tango

Torah Tango

Put On your Fedora / Time for Kabalas Hatorah – from the Rebbetzin Tap “Jewish Holiday Celebration” DVD.

If you wish to sing along – here are the lyrics, by David Bar-Cohn, courtesy of Rebbetzin Tap & Friends.

Stay Up All Night (Shavuot Song)



The 6th of Sivan It’s the day that we receive on Anything you want to learn, it’s alright Put some water in the urn

Stay up all night!

Put on your fedora Time for kabalas ha’Torah Anything you want to wear, it’s alright Just keep those thumbs in the air

Stay up all night!

Chumash – chazara Mishna – chazara Gemara – chazara, yeah!

Eat a melon or a mango When you do the Torah tango Pri ha’adama or eitz, that’s right Gotta make it to neitz

Stay up all night!

Say some p’rakim of Tehilim Keep your coffee cup from spillin’ If you’re starting to sway, it’s alright Try our cheesecake buffet

Stay up all night!

Navi… chazara Mussar… chazara Halacha… chazara, yeah!

So wake up your chavrusas This is no time for excuses Anything to help you focus, it’s alright ‘Cause there’s really no machlokes

Stay up all night!

Hold onto your shtender We can’t possibly surrender ‘Cause you know it is Shavuos, that’s right And the only thing to do is…

Stay up all night!

‘Cause you know it is Shavuos, that’s right And the only thing to do is…

Stay up all night!

Gonna stay up all
Gonna stay up all
We’re gonna stay up all night!

About the Author: Yori Yanover has been a working journalist since age 17, before he enlisted and worked for Ba'Machane Nachal. Since then he has worked for Israel Shelanu, the US supplement of Yedioth, JCN18.com, USAJewish.com, Lubavitch News Service, Arutz 7 (as DJ on the high seas), and the Grand Street News. He has published Dancing and Crying, a colorful and intimate portrait of the last two years in the life of the late Lubavitch Rebbe, (in Hebrew), and two fun books in English: The Cabalist's Daughter: A Novel of Practical Messianic Redemption, and How Would God REALLY Vote.


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