Yah Echsof was written by Aharon ben Ya’akov of Karlin, who lived in Lithuania in the eighteenth century. This song is normally sung at the Friday evening meal. This song is deeply mystical and speaks of the sweetness of the Sabbath. Follow along with lyrics provided in Hebrew and transliteration with English translation.
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