One of the most beautiful moments in our lives is when we sing lullabies to our babies while putting them to bed. Seeing these tiny extensions of ourselves falling asleep and beginning to dream about the best parts of their days is just joyful and heartwarming.
And then, as soon as our angels fall asleep, we finally have some time to relax, watch a nice Israeli series on Netflix, and have a tasty glass of Chilean wine.
In this blog, we will share with you four of the best lullabies in Hebrew. Many of them have been passed from generation to generation, and some others are new, sweet musical creations that will definitely drop more than one happy tear.
These Israeli lullabies in Hebrew will not only serve as the ultimate way to make your sons and daughters fall asleep. They will also expand your Hebrew vocabulary and teach you new, cute, and simple words in Hebrew you might have never heard about before.
We suggest you continue reading with a cup of coffee on the table — because while listening to these gorgeous songs your eyes might start feeling a bit heavier… you know what we mean.
So, are you ready to learn the best lullabies in Hebrew? Let’s sing together!
Sweet songs in Hebrew to make your babies fall asleep
We all know that singing is a great way to learn new things. Songs are sticky, fun, and they can be used as a great educational tool to learn something new.
Some of the brightest people create songs with the content of their tests and exams to get remarkable grades both in high school and university. Did you know that?
Now, when we sing these sweet Israeli lullaby songs to our own children, the emotional part of the brain gets activated. Which allows for new knowledge and vocabulary to be incorporated in a faster and easier way.
That being said, besides being a great tool for learning, the songs we are about to show you are just beautiful. Putting your kids to sleep using these melodies will be an unforgettable experience you will want to repeat night over night.
1. Numi Numi
Numi Numi has been translated to many different languages, and it is the most well-known Israeli lullaby. It has inspired many songs for babies that appeared later on, and it is in the top of mind of most Israelis you’ll meet in your next visit to Israel.
Ready to listen to it? Or to play it while putting your baby to sleep?
2. Good, good night
Bravo! Our favorite! This lovely song, performed by the praiseworthy band Yonina, is one of the sweetest, more poetic lullabies we have ever heard. Within their lyrics you can find sentences like “(…) the moon is hugging you, and a star is giving you a kiss on your forehead (…)”, which will make parents get emotional easily.
Its melody is full of peace, tranquility, beautiful words, and gorgeous chords. The perfect mix to make any baby fall asleep with a big smile on their face.
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3. A lullaby for the colors
What a great way to learn the names of the colors in Hebrew, while singing this beautiful Israeli lullaby to your kids. A funny and creative song in Hebrew that tells the story of the different colors, and the numerous things and landscapes you can paint with them.
This song also tells kids how the colors go to sleep, and if you watch the video, you will even see the crayons wearing some very memorable pajamas.
4. It is my night, my comfy night
Another gorgeous song in Hebrew to make babies fall asleep. In this song, the lyrics go about the purpose of the night, how good sleep is, and that we can feel very comfortable while sleeping through the night. It will show your kids, in a sweet and musical way, that night is the time to sleep.
It is a very traditional Israeli lullaby and it has been making Israeli babies fall asleep for a very long time now.
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