Ale Brider

"Ale Brider (We Are All Brothers)," on A Besere Velt (A Better World)

"Ale Brider (We Are All Brothers)," on A Besere Velt (A Better World).

Performed by The Yiddish Community Chorus of Boston Workmen's Circle.

Words and Music by Morris Winchevsky.

Arrangement by Lisa Gallatin.

Lyrics to "Ale Brider"

All Brothers

 

And we are all brothers,

Oh, oh, all brothers,

And we sing happy songs, oh, oh, oh,

And we stick together, oh, oh, together,

Like no one else, oh, oh, oh.

 

[Chorus] La la la la…

All together, brothers and sisters, all.

 

And we are all sisters, oh, oh, all sisters,

Like Sara, Rebecca, Ruth and Esther, oh.

And we are all united, oh, oh, all united,

Whether we are many or few, oh, oh, oh.

[Chorus]

 

Ale Brider

 

Un mir zaynen ale brider, oy, oy, ale brider,

Un mir zingen freylekhe lider, oy, oy, oy.

Un mir haltn zikh in eynem,

Oy, oy, zikh in eynem,

Azelkhes iz nito bay keynem, oy, oy, oy.

 

[Chorus] Day day day day…

Ale tsuzamen, brider un shvester, ale.

 

Un mir zaynen ale shvester, oy oy, ale shvester,

Vi Sore, Riveke, Rut un Ester, oy, oy, oy.

Un mir zaynen alel eynik, oy, oy, ale eynik,

Tzi mir zaynen fil tsi veynik, oy, oy, oy.

[Chorus]

"Ale Brider (We Are All Brothers)," Words by Morris Winchevsky, Translation Compiled by Willie Lockeretz and Linda Gritz, on A Besere Velt (A Better World), The Yiddish Community Chorus of Boston Workmen's Circle.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Ale Brider." (Viewed on October 20, 2019) <https://jwa.org/media/ale-brider>.

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