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Havdalah – Taking Leave of Shabbat: An Introduction & Guide

Havdalah – Taking Leave of Shabbat: An Introduction & Guide

This thorough article from My Jewish Learning provides a basic outline of the Havdalah ritual that concludes Shabbat, along with

Havdalah 101

Havdalah 101

This thorough article from Wikipedia provides a comprehensive overview of the Havdalah ceremony that concludes Shabbat, including an introduction to the

What Is Havdalah?

What Is Havdalah?

This thorough article from Chabad.org provides a comprehensive introduction to the Havdalah ceremony that concludes Shabbat, including an outline of

A Brief Halachic Exploration of the Shabbat Morning Kiddush

A Brief Halachic Exploration of the Shabbat Morning Kiddush

This 4 minute long audio recording presents the different customs and halachic opinions regarding the wording of the daytime Kiddush.

A Subtle Melody for the Chabad Daytime Kiddush

A Subtle Melody for the Chabad Daytime Kiddush

This audio recording presents Rabbi Chay Amar singing a subtle melody for the daytime Kiddush, including the preliminary Psalms and

Ehud Banai Singing Benzion Shekner’s Melody for Psalm 23

Ehud Banai Singing Benzion Shekner’s Melody for Psalm 23

In this audio recording, popular Israeli singer, Ehud Banai sings Psalm 23 using the famous melody composed by Ben Zion

Etti Ankri’s Psalm 23 Recited Prior to Daytime Kiddush

Etti Ankri’s Psalm 23 Recited Prior to Daytime Kiddush

This video presents Israeli singer-songwriter Etti Ankri performing a beautiful rendition of Psalm 23, often recited prior to the daytime

Atkinu Seudata: A Hasidic Melody for a Kabbalistic Poem Recited Before the Daytime Kiddush

Atkinu Seudata: A Hasidic Melody for a Kabbalistic Poem Recited Before the Daytime Kiddush

This video presents a Kabbalistic poem sometimes recited before the daytime Kiddush sung to a melody from the Modzitz Hasidic group,

The Blessing Over the Wine in ASL

The Blessing Over the Wine in ASL

This video demonstrates how to sign the blessing over the wine in American Sign Language, which is especially helpful for those

Moishe House: Friday Night Shabbat Rituals

Moishe House: Friday Night Shabbat Rituals

This less than 5 minute long animated video introduces the basic Shabbat rituals performed on Friday night, including the candle lighting ceremony,