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Hanukkah Candle Lighting Blessings: English and Hebrew
One of the most important Hanukkah rituals involves lighting the Hanukkah menorah. Learn more about this practice and about the blessings that are said in this ...
Blessing the Children on Shabbat - How to Bless a ... - About Judaism
In many Jewish homes a special blessing is said over the children on Friday evening as Shabbat begins. Learn how to say these blessings and why they are  ...
How to Perform the Jewish Ritual of Havdalah - About Judaism
We know that Shabbat has ended and it is time for havdalah when three stars appear in the night sky. In addition to saying blessings, there are three important  ...
How to Light a Hanukkah Menorah - About Judaism
Instructions for lighting the menorah during the holiday of Hanukkah including blessings and a list of materials you will need.
How to Light Yahrzeit (Memorial) Candles - About Judaism
Every year it is Jewish custom (minhag) to light a special candle that burns for ... There are no special prayers or blessings that must be recited while lighting a ...
The Jewish Shabbat Morning Prayer Service Shacharit
Learn more about the different prayers that are said by the Jewish community ... The Birchot HaShachar originally began as the blessings people would recite ...
What Is the Shehechiyanu Blessing? - About Judaism
The Shehechiyanu is a Jewish blessing that thanks God for sustaining our lives so that we could experience a moment of joy. It reminds us that life is a gift from ...
What Is a Bracha? - About Judaism
Judaism Basics · Life Events · Jewish Holidays · Jewish Prayers and Worship · Jewish ... In Judaism a bracha is a blessing that is recited at specific times during ... Whatever the occasion, these blessings recognize the...
Jewish Wedding Readings (Traditional and Secular) - Weddings
When planning a Jewish wedding, there are many traditional Jewish wedding ... you may be able to incorporate some additional prayers, blessings, or readings.
Kiddush - Judaism's Sanctification Ritual - About Judaism
Kiddush is the name of a ritual that involves reciting blessings over a cup of wine. Kiddush takes place at the beginning of Shabbat and before Jewish festival ...
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