Welcome, Kvellers! Whether you’ve landed here from The Kveller Shabbat Guide, or you arrived here thanks to the magic of the internet, we’re glad you’re here.
The idea of Shabbat is to take a break from ordinary life and focus on family, community, and spiritual growth. Yes, amid juggling our families and our jobs, that may feel easier said than done — but we’re here to help make honoring this day apart as simple as possible.
One of the ways we mark Shabbat is through songs and blessings. If you are not familiar with them — or you just need a refresher — that’s why we’re here! Following are links to videos of the most important Shabbat blessings that you’ll ever need to now, followed by some classic Shabbat songs.
Shabbat Blessings to Know:
Hadlakat Nerot — Blessing Over The Candles
Birkat HaBanim Vehabanot — Blessing Our Children
Kiddush — Sanctification of Shabbat Over Wine
Netilat Yadayim — Washing the Hands
Ha-Motzi — Blessing Over The Bread
Birkat Hamazon — Grace After Meals
Kiddush Rabbah — Sanctifying the Wine
Seudah Shilshit — The Third Meal
Shabbat Songs to Know:
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