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Eved Hazzan Jack Kessler and Atzilut

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Published on Jul 26, 2012

Avdei Zmanim" (Servants of Time) is an exquisitely contemporary poem wriiten (in the middle ages) by Yehuda Halevi. Here set to music composed by Hazzan Jack Kessler, a graduate of the Jewish Theological Seminary - performed by Hazaan Kessler with his band "Atzilut".

Yehudah HaLevi, a prolific poet of the Golden Age of Spain writes, "The slaves of time — slaves of slaves are they; the servant of God — that individual alone is free, And so when every human seeks his portion — my soul says, 'My portion is the Lord's.' "
The core phrase in Hebrew: "Eved A-donai hu levad chofshi" (Theservant of God alone is free!)

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