kiddush

V’shamru: Guarding the Divine Convenant

This Shabbat prayer is a reminder that the Sabbath is a sign of the enduring covenant between God and the Jewish people.

How to Say Friday Night Kiddush

This blessing over wine is commonly recited at home.

Kiddush: Holding the Divine Presence in Our Hands

Jewish mysticism sees the sanctification of wine as a spiritual practice to manifest God's presence in the world.

Highlights of the Shabbat Morning Synagogue Service

The major parts of the Saturday morning service.

Shabbat Blessings for Friday Night

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

What Is the Kiddush?

Sanctifying Sabbath and holidays with special blessings over wine.

Friday Night at Home

The traditional Shabbat evening rituals are best shared with family and friends.