Songs and dances for Rosh Hashanah - Jewish New Year

Dance details can be found in the pink box in the song words pages


Songs
English title Is there a dance?
Shanah Tovah
The traditional and most well known
New Year Song



A Good Year Song
Achat Sha'alti
Psalm 27 is read every day during the
month of Elul and until Shemini Atzeret

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One Thing I Have Asked Song and dance
Adon Haselichot
Prayer in the Selichot & Yom Kippur Services
Lord of Forgiveness Song and dance
Avinu Malkeinu
Prayer recited daily from Rosh Hashanah
to Yom Kippur during the Ten Days of Repentance.

Our Father, Our King Song and dance
Bashanah Haba'ah
The iconic song by Ehud Manor &
Nurit Hirsch - we have multiple language
& singable translations


Next Year Song and dance
Berosh Hashanah
Naomi Shemer's most beloved
New Year song
On Rosh Hashanah Song and dance
Bifros Chageinu On the Eve of our Festivals Song
Haben Yakir Li
*Bible reading: From the Haftarah
Second Day Rosh Hashanah
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My Darling Son Song and dance
Hakayitz Avar The Summer Passed Song
Hashana Inshalla
Sung by Israel's late beloved Yemenite
singer, Ofra Haza

This Year with God's Help Song and dance
Hineh Shanah Overet
Adapted from a Spanish song
Another Year is Passing Song and dance
Kol Shanah Every Year Song and dance
Kol Yom Matchilah Shanah
Another Ofra Haza song
Every Day a New Year Begins Song and dance
Leshana Tovah For a Good Year Dance only
Matanah LeRosh Hashanah A gift for Jewish New Year Song and dance
Mezareh Yisrael
Bible reading: From the Haftarah
Second Day Rosh Hashanah
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Disperser of Israel Song and dance
Nirkod Kulanu
Another popular Naomi Shemer song
We'll Dance Together Song and dance
Od Evnech   
*Bible reading: From the Haftarah
Second Day Rosh Hashana

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I Will Yet Build You Song and dance
Shanah Tovah Good Year Song
Shir Lechodesh Tishrei Song for the month of Tishrei Song
Tichleh Shanah Ve'anachatah So Ends the Year with its last Sigh Song
Veshavu Banim
*Bible reading: From the Haftarah
Second Day Rosh Hashanah
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Sons Will Return Song and dance
 
 
Dear readers: All our songs are sent in by volunteers worldwide.
If you have corrections, suggestions, extra translations - please write to us
Since published this list, we've received suggestions for the following songs and dances:

From New York
Circle dances:
Hallelulyah Betziltzilei Shama
Kol Han'shama
Reiach Tapuach
Mi Yiten V'amen

Partner Dances:
Rachamim
Slichot
 
Also anything with Honey (Mechal Hadvash, Dvash Vechalov, Eretz Zavat Chalav U'dvash)
and anything with Prayer: (Tfila, Ana Bekoach, etc.)
From Melbourne:
Hashanah Hachadashah Sheli
   

Special thanks to Gary Fox of Portland, Oregon for his help and research for this page.
Gary is co-creator of The Bible Project