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List of Jewish Prayers and Blessings
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List of Jewish Prayers and Blessings

Listed below are hebrew prayers and blessings for the Jewish Religion:

Table of contents
1 Candle lightings:
2 Shehecheyanu
3 Blessings over Holidays
4 Prayers and Blessings for actions
5
For Drinking Wine or Kiddush

Candle lightings:


On
Shabbat:

ברוך אתה ײ אלהינו מלך העולם אשר קדשנו במצותיו וצונו להדליק נר של שבת

Baruch atah Adonai, Elohaynu, melech ha-olam asher keed'shanu b'meetzvotav v'tzeevanu líhadílik neir shel shabbat

Blessed are you, Lord, our God, king of the universe who has sanctified us with His commandments and commanded us to light the candles of Shabbat


On
Havdalah:

Havdalah is the conclusion of the Shabbat.

ברוך אתה ײ אלהינו מלך העולם בורא מאור האש

Baruch atah Adonai, Elohaynu, melech ha-olam, borei m'orei ha-eish.

Blessed are You, Lord, our God, King of the Universe, who creates the light of the fire.


On
Chanukah:

ברוך אתה ײ אלהינו מלך העולם אשר קדשנו במצותיו וצונו להדליק נר של חנכה

Baruch atah Adonai, Elohaynu, melech ha-olam asher keed'shanu b'meetzvotav v'tzeevanu líhadílik neir shel chanukah

Blessed are you, Lord, our God, king of the universe who has sanctified us with His commandments and commanded us to light the candles of Chanukah


On High Holy Days:

ברוך אתה ײ אלהינו מלך העולם אשר קדשנו במצותיו וצונו להדליק נר של יום טוב

Baruch atah Adonai, Elohaynu, melech ha-olam asher keed'shanu b'meetzvotav v'tzeevanu líhadílik neir shel yom tov.

Blessed are you, Lord, our God, king of the universe who has sanctified us with His commandments and commanded us to light the candles of the holiday.

Shehecheyanu

The blessing said whenever anything that has not happened for a while is performed.

ברוך אתה ײ אלהינו מלך העולם שהחינו וקימנו והגעינו לזמן הזה

Baruch atah Adonai, Elohaynu, melech ha-olam, she-hecheeyanu v'keey'manu v'heegeeyanu la-z'man ha-zeh.

Blessed are you, Lord, our God, king of the universe, who has kept us alive, sustained us, and enabled us to reach this season.

Blessings over Holidays


Over Havdalah:

ברוך אתה ײ אלהינו מלך העולם המבדיל בין קדש לחל בין אור לחשך בין ישראל לעמים בין יום השויעי לששת ימי המעשה ברוך אתה ײ המבדיל בין קדש לחל

Baruch atah Adonai, Elohaynu, melech ha-olam, ha-mavdil bayn kodesh l'chol, bayn or l'choshech, bayn yisrael la-amim, bayn yom ha-sh'vi'i l'shayshet y'may ha-ma'aseh. Baruch atah Adonai, ha-mavdil bayn kodesh l'chol.

Blessed are You, Lord, our God, King of the Universe, who distinguishes between the sacred and the secular, between light and dark, between Israel and the nations, between the seventh day and the six days of labor. Blessed are You, Lord, who distinguishes between the sacred and the secular.


Over Havdalah Spices:

ברוך אתה ײ אלהינו מלך העולם בורא מיני בשמים

Baruch atah Adonai Elohaynu melech ha-olam, borei minei b'samim.

Blessed are You, Lord, our God, King of the Universe, who creates varieties of spices.


Over Chanukah:

ברוך אתה ײ אלהינו מלך העולם שעשה נסים לאבותינו בימים ההם בזמן הזה

Baruch atah Adonai, Elohaynu, melech ha-olam, she-asah neeseem la-avotaynu ba-yameem ha-heim ba-z'man ha-zeh.

Blessed are you, Lord, our God, king of the universe,who performed miracles for our ancestors in those days at this time.


Over Apples and Honey on
Rosh Hashanah

ברוך אתה ײ אלהינו מלך העולם בורא פרי העץ

Baruch atah Adonai, Elohaynu, melech ha-olam, borei píriy ha-eitz.

Blessed are you, Lord, our God, king of the universe, who creates the fruit of the tree.

A bite of Apple and Honey is eaten, which is followed by:

יהי רצון מלפניך ײ אלהינו ואלהי אבותינו שתחדש עלינו שנה טובה ומתוקה

Y'hee ratzon mee-l'fanecha, Adonai Elohaynu v'elohey avoteynu sh'tichadeish aleinu shanah tovah um'tuqah.

May it be Your will, Lord our God and God of our ancestors that you renew for us a good and sweet year.


For Living or Eating in the
Sukkah

ברוך אתה ײ אלהינו מלך העולם אשר קדשנו במצותיו וצונו לישב בסכה

Baruch atah Adonai, Elohaynu, melech ha-olam asher keed'shanu b'meetzvotav v'tzeevanu leisheiv ba-sukkah.

Blessed are you, Lord, our God, king of the universe who has sanctified us with His commandments and commanded us to dwell in the sukkah.

Prayers and Blessings for actions


For Hanging a
Mezuzah

ברוך אתה ײ אלהינו מלך העולם אשר קדשנו במצותיו וצונו לקבוע מזוזה

Baruch atah Adonai, Elohaynu, melech ha-olam asher keed'shanu b'meetzvotav v'tzeevanu leek'boa mezuzah.

Blessed are you, Lord, our God, king of the universe who has sanctified us with His commandments and commanded us to affix a mezuzah.


For Washing Hands

ברוך אתה ײ אלהינו מלך העולם אשר קדשנו במצותיו וצונו על נטילת ידים

Baruch atah Adonai, Elohaynu, melech ha-olam asher keed'shanu b'meetzvotav v'tzeevanu al n'tilat yadayim.

Blessed are you, Lord, our God, king of the universe who has sanctified us with His commandments and commanded us concerning washing of hands.


For Eating Bread or Motzi

ברוך אתה ײ אלהינו מלך העולם המוציא לחם מן הארץ

Baruch atah Adonai, Elohaynu, melech ha-olam ha-motzi lechem min ha-aretz.

Blessed are you, Lord, our God, king of the universe who brings forth bread from the earth.


For Drinking Wine or
Kiddush


In General and on Havdalah

ברוך אתה ײ אלהינו מלך העולם בורא פרי הגפן

Baruch atah Adonai, Elohaynu, melech ha-olam, borei píriy ha-gafen.

Blessed are You, Lord, our God, King of the Universe, who creates the fruit of the vine.