Prayers for B’Nai Mitzvah Students — Eitz Chayim He – Returning the Torah to the Ark

Read by Michael Seidel

It is a Tree of Life to those who hold fast to it, and all its supporters are happy. Its ways are ways of pleasantness and all its paths are peace. Help us turn to You, and we shall return. Renew our lives as in days of old.

Eitz cha-a-yim hi, la ma-cha-zi-kim-bah,
V’-to-m’-che-ha m’-u-shar
D’-ra-che-ha, dar-chei no-am
V’-chol n’-ti-vo-te-cha, sha-lom

Ha-shi-vei-nu A-do-nai
Ei-le-cha v’-na-shu-vah
Cha-deish, cha-deish ya-mei-nu
Cha-deish ya-mei-nu, k’-ke-dem