Shabbat Videos

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Shabbat Candles Blessing

בָּרוּךְ אַתָּה יְיָ אֱלֹהֵֽינוּ מֶֽלֶךְ הָעוֹלָם, אֲשֶׁר קִדְּשָֽׁנוּ בְּמִצְוֹתָיו וְצִוָּֽנוּ לְהַדְלִיק נֵר שֶׁל שַׁבָּת

Barukh atah Adonai eloheynu melekh ha’olam asher kid’deshanu b’mitzvotav v’tzivanu l’hadlik ner shel Shabbat.

Blessed are you, SOURCE OF REST, who makes us holy with mitzvot, and instructs us to kindle the lights of Shabbat.

Kiddush Blessing

בָּרוּךְ אַתָּה יְיָ אֱלֹהֵֽינוּ מֶֽלֶךְ הָעוֹלָם, בּוֹרֵא פְּרִי הַגָּֽפֶן

Baruh atah adonay eloheynu meleh ha’olam borey peri hagafen.

בָּרוּךְ אַתָּה יָיְ אֱלֹהֵֽינוּ מֶֽלֶךְ הָעוֹלָם, אֲשֶׁר קִדְּשָֽׁנוּ בְּמִצְוֹתָיו וְרָֽצָה בָֽנוּ, וְשַׁבַּת קָדְשׁוֹ בְּאַהֲבָה וּבְרָצוֹן הִנְחִילָֽנוּ זִכָּרוֹן לְמַעֲשֵׂה בְרֵאשִׁית, כִּי הוּא יוֹם תְּחִִלָּה לְמִקְרָֽאֵי קֹֽדֶשׁ, זֵֽכֶר לִיצִיאַת מִצְרָֽיִם, כִּי אֵלֵינוּ קָרָאתָ וְאוֹתָֽנוּ קִדַּֽשְׁתָּ לַעֲבוֹדָתֶךָ, וְשַׁבַּת קָדְשְׁךָ בְּאַהֲבָה וּבְרָצוֹן הִנְחַלְתָּֽנוּ. בָּרוּךְ אַתָּה יְיָ, מְקַדֵּשׁ הַשַּׁבָּת.

Baruh atah Adonay eloheynu meleh ha’olam asher kideshanu bemitzvotav veratzah vanu veshabbat kodsho be’ahavah uvratzon hinhilanu zikaron lema’asey vereshit. Ki hu yom tehilah lemikra’ey kodesh zeher litzi’at mitzrayim. Ki eleynu karata ve’otanu kidashta la’avodateha veshabbat kodsheha be’ahavah uvratzon hinhaltanu. Baruh atah adonay mekadesh hashabbat.

Blessed are you, SOURCE OF LIFE, our God, who creates the fruit of the vine.

Blessed are you, BOUNDLESS ONE, our God, who has made us holy with Your mitzvot and taken pleasure in us, and given us the holy Shabbat with love, a remembrance of the work of Creation. For it is the first of all the holy days proclaimed, a symbol of the Exodus from Egypt. For You have called to us and made us holy to serve You, and have given us Your holy Shabbat, to keep with love and intention. Blessed are you, SOURCE OF WONDER, who makes Shabbat holy.

Motzi Blessing for Shabbat Challah

בָּרוּךְ אַתָּה יְיָ אֱלֹהֵֽינוּ מֶֽלֶךְ הָעוֹלָם הַמּוֹצִיא לֶחֶם מִן הָאָרֶץ

Barukh atah Adonai eloheynu melekh ha’olam hamotzi lechem min ha’aretz.

Blessed are you, BOUNTIFUL, our God, bringing forth bread from the earth.

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