Holy songs and poetry are often found in Tanach. Another meaning is that of ordinary Jewish songs.

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Commentary on “Amar H' Leya'akov”

Do you know of any interesting commentaries on the song "Amar H' Leya'akov" that's part of the after-Shabbat liturgy?
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What exactly is the story behind the person who wrote the Akdomus (said on Shavous)

On Shavous morning we say the poem Akdomus, and supposedly there's a fascinating story with the Baal Akdomus and the Sambatyon river (something about it being quiet on Shabbos which is why he was only ...
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Do angels sing?

After reading the last Tosfos on Chullin 91b ( http://hebrewbooks.org/shas.aspx?mesechta=31&daf=91b&format=text) I wondered if angels sing? Is there an explicit source in Tanach that they ...
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Who composed Ka Keili?

Who composed Ka Keili? What is the earliest source for this song?
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Chad Gadya - Who composed it?

Who composed the Chad Gadya song at the end of the Hagada?
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Maoz Tzur & Purim

Why does a Song for Chanukah have references to other Yomim Tovim?
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Are you supposed to do the responsive parts of Hallel at the Seder?

At a Pesach Seder, when you get to the parts of Hallel that are done responsively in a congregation, are you supposed to do them responsively? Does the answer depend on how many people are at the ...