Mordechai Medley by JewishMusician.com published on 2013/05/06 14:17:56 +0000 Ish Yehudi/Sason Viykar/Kain Tihye Lanu A track off the album "Purim Sameach". Guest fiddle player Kenny Kosek joins the Binyomin Ginzberg Trio for this selection of tunes with a more contemporary folk/rock influence. "Ish Yehudi" was composed by Avraham Rosenblum (the words are from Megilas Esther 2:5) and was originally recorded by the Diaspora Yeshiva Band. "Sason Viykar" was composed by Nurit Hirsch and has become a Purim standard in Israel. The text for "Sason Viykar" comes from Megilas Esther 8:15-16. "Kain Tihye Lanu" was composed by Yehuda Katz and Adam Wexler and was originally recorded by their Israel-based group, Reva L'Sheva. The text comes from Havdala, which quotes Megilas Esther 8:16 and adds the affirmation "Kein Tihye Lanu."