Lighting the candles, saying Kiddush and other Shabbat dinner rituals.
A guide to the prayerbook and the standard service.
The major parts of the Saturday morning service.
An outline of the prayers recited by Jews all over the world every morning.
A guide to Shabbat services and what makes them unique.
A little fire and a little magic makes the lighting of Shabbat candles a moment to slow down and see things differently.
Hebrew, English translation, and transliteration for the prayer recited as the Torah is removed from the ark.
The Talmud teaches that one who recites Ashrei three times daily is guaranteed a place in the World to Come.
Each and every holiday in the Jewish calendar comes with its own unique set of insertions into the prayers intended to celebrate the special character of that festival.
A prayer that seems to be about certainty turns out to actually be all about doubt and the limits of our own knowledge.
The mystical poem sung during Kabbalat Shabbat services is a model for our relationship with God -- and with each other.
This Shabbat prayer is a reminder that the Sabbath is a sign of the enduring covenant between God and the Jewish people.
While kiddush is traditionally recited over wine, other beverages can be used.
The famous thirteen articles of Jewish faith, sung in many congregations at the close of Shabbat services, in Hebrew, transliteration, and English translation.
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