Fiddler on the Roof: A Sabbath Prayer

This video is a clip from the 1971 film, Fiddler on the Roof, where Tevye and his family gather to light the Shabbat candles and welcome the Sabbath. Tevye’s wife, Golde, lights the candles, and then they sing a prayer for the safety and well-being of the family. This video provides subtitles for the song, “May the Lord Protect and Defend You.”