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Chazzan Caytak Sings ‘Vehu Rachum’

Watch: Chazzan Dovid Caytak sings Yossele Rosenblatt's Vehu Rachum at a concert in Tel Aviv conducted by Naftali Herstik. Video

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A fellow Lubavitcher in Australia
April 7, 2018 7:02 pm

What a magnificent voice! As pointed out above (‘Shazak aka Moscowitz’) his voice is a brilliant replica of the rich, inimitable, sweet voice of the king of Chazonim R’ Yossele Rosenblatt. And he is a true pride for Lubavitch not just because of his masterful singing but because – like ‘Yossele’ – he retains his commitment to Torah and Chassidushkeit, doing Dayonus and teaches smichah, showing – like Yossele did – that his singing reflects a Chassidishe heart, and thus (showing) an example to our children that you can excel with your talents while – and because – you remain… Read more »

To #18
April 3, 2018 10:43 pm

There is no sound system. He is singing without a microphone.

Once in a Century
April 3, 2018 3:22 pm

This absolute sweet voice is a very unique and rare one that we r gifted with perhaps once in decades/a century. You do yours and Hashem will certainly protect you and your voice till and into Moshiach’s times 🙂 May your humility before Hashem and humankind always protect you and serve you well at all times and in all instances. Wishing u much hatzlacha.

Opinion of a NON Chazan
April 3, 2018 2:35 pm

He is very very good, however IMHO the sound system could be much improved. (on a very good sound system, he would have sounded a thousand times better and sweeter.)
MMiP

Wow Dovid Caytak!
April 3, 2018 3:04 am

You are very impressive indeed! Excellent and on point!

What a new refreshing voice in the cantorial world
April 2, 2018 9:32 pm

We have been waiting for over 50 years for such voice
Since Yosale we have not heard such baritone
Wow
Keep it it Mr David
We pray for you !

Splendid voice!
April 2, 2018 8:29 pm

He will iyH make it big one day! A very sweet yet powerful voice. Hatzlacha Rabba uMuflaga!!! He is also obviously a humble human being. Watch him walk over to the stage; his whole demeanor is that of humility. Lots of hatzlacha!

Shazak aka Moscowitz
April 2, 2018 3:42 pm

We are so proud of you Dovid when I first heard it my wife was playing ithe clip and I told her there is no one like Yossel Rosenblatt. I assumed it was Yossel who was singing. how delighted I was when I found out it was Dovid!!!

Amazing!
April 2, 2018 3:18 pm

Wow beautiful! Sounds really good! Especially the last two notes! Keep it up!

Exceptional
April 2, 2018 2:30 pm

Exceptionally talented with a gifted voice! An absolute pleasure to listen to! May you be blessed and may you be successful always!!!

More on Dovid Caytak
April 2, 2018 10:34 am

Chazan Dovid Caytak grew up in Ottawa, Canada and now lives with his wife and children in Yerushalayim. He is a Lubavitcher Rabbi (dayanus) who is professionally trained in Chazzanus. For the past few years, he has been brought out to be the main Chazan in Marina Roscha Synagogue in Moscow for Rosh HaShana and Yom Kippur. He recently was the featured Chazan for the JLI Israel trip and has been asked to perform at many Chabad events,Shabbatonim,holiday events, weddings and bar mitzvahs. In addition to being a sought after Chazan, he teaches Smicha to a select group of individuals… Read more »

Bravo!
April 2, 2018 1:38 am

I am sure that your namesake is shepping lots of nachas from on high.
Continued success!
A former Montrealer

To #2
April 2, 2018 1:13 am

He lives in Yerushalaim and you can see some his stuff on facebook- Cantor Dovid Caytak.

Seriously amazing!!!
April 2, 2018 12:15 am

Beautiful voice! Pleasure to listen to!! Can’t wait for more!

yasher Koach
April 1, 2018 11:10 pm

Excellent!
A Lubavitcher Chazzan from Montreal Canada,
AGutten Moed.
i know this piece well , accurate performance!

Naftoli
April 1, 2018 10:11 pm

Wow dovid really incredible. A voice very like yours is rare and only once in a lifetime.

Lots of Nachas Devorah
April 1, 2018 9:37 pm

Gorgeous. Not a fan of Chazzanus per se but I know how to recognize a good thing when I perceive it.

Amazing!!! Beautiful along with warmth
Usually an oxymoron for Chazzanus.

Old buddy MN summer of ’78

A true Chazan
April 1, 2018 8:25 pm

We need to hear from this guy. He’s athentic and the real deal. When are u in the US next?

Go Dovid
April 1, 2018 8:23 pm

Amazing! We’re enjoying watching from Ottawa. Please post more!

WoW
April 1, 2018 8:22 pm

Amazing talent, It’s nice to see great talent. Where does he live? How can I see more or him?!?

Nachas
April 1, 2018 8:01 pm

Beautiful to have a powerful Chazon that does a terrific job and also is a Lubavitcher chassid. Having lots of Nachas

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