This ceremony, meant to be performed before the blessing over the bread, encourages people to contemplate the source of their
This post presents the blessing for the children using both traditional male God-language as well as feminine God-language, reflecting a blend of Jewish tradition
This short article demonstrates how to say the Friday night blessing over the children in English, explaining that because this ritual includes
This post presents blessings that animal-lovers can use for their pet dogs and cats on Shabbat in English and transliterated
This general blessing can be said for any friend or loved one at the Shabbat table or, in fact, at any time.
This ritual is for children of all ages who wish to “turn the tables” and bless their parents on Shabbat.
This article contains clear and detailed answers, according to an Orthodox Jewish perspective, to a number of frequently asked questions
This post presents the blessing for lighting the Shabbat candles on Friday night, both in its traditional format (i.e. with
In this sweet seven-minute home video a young girl receives a silver Shabbat candlestick in a package in the mail from her grandparents