Shehecheyanu: The Jewish Blessing for Firsts (video)

The Shehecheyanu blessing, explained in this video that was produced by our friends at G-dcast, gives thanks to God for ...

How to Say the Shehechiyanu Blessing

This blessing is traditionally recited upon doing something for the first time.

Shabbat Blessings for Friday Night

Lighting the candles, saying Kiddush and other Shabbat dinner rituals.

Blessing Our Daughters

Why did Jacob not bless his daughters before he died?

Blessing the Children

This Friday night practice is taken from the priestly blessing.

Everyday Blessings & Rituals

Texts, translations, and transliterations.

Blessings for Shabbat & Holidays

Texts, translations and transliterations.

Blessings for Food & Drink

Texts, translations and transliterations.

The Priestly Blessing

The meaning and practice of this synagogue ritual.