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      Video: Dancing Upside Down for Rosh HaShanah

      Yeshiva students in Jerusalem somersault to encourage people to get ready for the Rosh HaShanah New Year – and pray. See and believe.
      First Publish: 9/13/2011, 3:36 PM

      Aish HaTorah yeshiva students in Jerusalem’s Old City dance with unbelievable somersaults to encourage people to get ready for the Rosh HaShanah New Year—and pray. Watch and believe.

      Below are the lyrics. (The word “shuckle” is Yiddish for swaying and back forth while praying.)

      Synagogue, Rabbi's talk, going on for a while, can you check the clock, huh
      Cantor's opera, lost my spot, do you know the place, choir in the slot
      Wine we drink, with family now, good deeds you do, good for your soul
      Fish head, ram's horn, shofar blow, give some money, appeal for dough

      Yo, I'm returnin' to the fold can you explain mo'
      Got this desire to know Torah scroll, say hello
      Our prayers rock, yeah, we're the Jews and we question
      Got the pride, just cant stop, our lives are changin'

      Rosh Hashanah's in the house tonight
      All the world is passing through the light
      Let's all get written in the book of Life
      Shana Tova -- It's High Holiday time

      Taking stock is what we do tonight
      Shana Tova -- it's High Holiday time

      Let's all get written in the book of Life
      Blow the shofar and -- Shuckle!

      Three times a day I'm shucklin'
      shucklin', shucklin'

      Shofar blast, all across the world we will do this task
      Apples and honey, feelin' glad -- now stop, never get mad

      Fill the Kiddush cup, my friends around
      Books are opened up, the challah's round
      All our history, we see it now
      Now please hear our plea, we're prayin' now

      Stand up, sit down, pass the prayer books around
      Stand up, sit down, pass the prayer books around
      Stand up, sit down, pass the prayer books around
      Pass the prayer books around, pass the prayer books around

      Rosh Hashanah's in the house tonight
      All the world is passing through the light
      Let's all get written in the book of Life
      Shana Tova -- it's High Holiday time

      Taking stock is what we do tonight
      Shana Tova -- it's High Holiday time
      Let's all get written in the book of Life
      Blow the shofar and -- Shuckle!

      Everyday I'm shucklin'