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Before we talk about our newest single, “Lemaan Achai,” a word about our collaborators on this project, Shalsheles.
Growing up, the songs of Shalsheles played an important role in the soundtracks of our lives. From their classic, heartfelt “Esa Einai” to their melodious “Yofyafisa,” their music has accompanied us through school, camp, our bar mitzvahs, and even – for those of us who are married – our weddings. We consider it a great honor and privilege to have worked with them to produce “Lemaan Achai,” an original single composed by Yitzchok Rosenthal of Shalsheles.
We release “Lemaan Achai,” whose lyrics promote brotherhood and unity, just as we enter Three Weeks, a period in which we mourn not just the loss of the Beit Hamikdash (the Temple) but that we have not yet wiped out the hate which brought about its destruction.