Song: Bashana Haba’ah
Single: Bashana Haba’ah (2020)
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Shana Tova – Happy New Year! Today is the Jewish New Year and Jews around the world are celebrating. “BaShana HaBa’ah” (Hebrew: בשנה הבאה, “Next Year”) is a popular 1970 Israeli Hebrew song, first performed by the duo Ilan & Ilanit. It is a Jewish prayer for peace often sung during the Jewish new year festivities.
This version is by the Maccabeats, an a cappella group hailing from Yeshiva University in New York City, known for their captivating harmonies and creative reimagining of popular songs with Jewish themes. Founded in 2007, this talented ensemble has gained worldwide recognition for their innovative and entertaining music videos and performances. The Maccabeats’ commitment to infusing contemporary pop music with Jewish culture and spirituality has made them a beloved fixture in the Jewish music scene.