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Orthodox Ashkenazi Kabbalat Shabbat & Ma’ariv (Hebrew, English, Transliteration)

Orthodox Ashkenazi Kabbalat Shabbat & Ma’ariv (Hebrew, English, Transliteration)

This post presents a well-formatted, printable PDF booklet of the traditional Ashkenazi Kabbalat Shabbat and Ma’ariv evening prayer service with

Traditional Blessings Before & After Torah Reading

Traditional Blessings Before & After Torah Reading

This post presents the Hebrew, English and transliterated texts of the blessings recited before and after the Torah reading when called

Moroccan Kabbalat Shabbat Service (Hebrew Text & Audio)

Moroccan Kabbalat Shabbat Service (Hebrew Text & Audio)

This link will direct you to the full Hebrew text of the Moroccan Kabbalat Shabbat service along with a 27

Audio Recordings of Ashkenazi High Holiday Liturgy

Audio Recordings of Ashkenazi High Holiday Liturgy

This link will take you to the musical prayer navigator of Mechon Hadar, where you can find audio recordings for each

Reform Blessings Before & After the Reading of the Haftarah

Reform Blessings Before & After the Reading of the Haftarah

This post presents the Hebrew, English and transliterated texts of the blessings recited before and after the reading of the

Hebrew Coming-of-Age Misheberakh Prayers

Hebrew Coming-of-Age Misheberakh Prayers

This post presents the Hebrew texts of four different coming-of-age Mi Sheberach prayers: traditional Bar Mitzvah, traditional Bat Mitzvah, 80

Learn the Reform Blessings Before & After Reading the Haftarah with “Prayer-eoke”

Learn the Reform Blessings Before & After Reading the Haftarah with “Prayer-eoke”

These two short videos demonstrate the singing of the blessings recited before and after the reading of the haftarah in Reform congregations.

Misheberakh Prayer for a Bat Mitzvah Girl

Misheberakh Prayer for a Bat Mitzvah Girl

This post presents the Hebrew, English and transliterated texts of the Mi Sheberach prayer for a Bat Mitzvah girl to

The “Mi Sheberach” Prayer for One Who Has an Aliyah

The “Mi Sheberach” Prayer for One Who Has an Aliyah

This post provides the Hebrew and English texts for the prayer recited for one who is called up to the Torah

Reconstructionist Blessings Before & After Torah Reading & the Concept of Chosenness

Reconstructionist Blessings Before & After Torah Reading & the Concept of Chosenness

This short video demonstrates how to recite the blessings before and after the Torah reading according to the Reconstructionist tradition,

Reconstructionist Blessings Before & After Torah Reading with Feminine God-Language

Reconstructionist Blessings Before & After Torah Reading with Feminine God-Language

This post presents the Hebrew, English and transliterated texts of a the blessings recited before and after the Torah reading when

Learn the Blessings Before & After Reading the Torah with “Prayer-eoke”

Learn the Blessings Before & After Reading the Torah with “Prayer-eoke”

These two short videos demonstrate the singing of the blessings recited before and after the Torah reading, when called up for an

Reconstructionist Kabbalat Shabbat Melodies

Reconstructionist Kabbalat Shabbat Melodies

Click this link to hear different versions of songs from Kabbalat Shabbat, recorded by Bnai Keshet, a vibrant Reconstructionist congregation in

Spanish & Portuguese Kabbalat Shabbat Melodies

Spanish & Portuguese Kabbalat Shabbat Melodies

Click this link to hear songs from the Kabbalat Shabbat services of the Spanish & Portuguese Jews’ Congregation of London. This website

Syrian Song of Songs and Kabbalat Shabbat (Audio)

Syrian Song of Songs and Kabbalat Shabbat (Audio)

This post includes two audio recordings representing the Syrian custom and musical style, sung by Hazzan Faraj Samra. The first

Cantor Shira Lissek’s Conservative Musical Kabbalat Shabbat

Cantor Shira Lissek’s Conservative Musical Kabbalat Shabbat

This hour long video features Cantor Shira Lissek leading the entire Kabbalat Shabbat service with musical accompaniment. Shira Lissek is the

Kippalive: A Capella Carlebach Kabbalat Shabbat

Kippalive: A Capella Carlebach Kabbalat Shabbat

This 9 and a half minute long video features the Israeli male a Capella group, Kippalive, singing harmonic versions of many of

Conservative Kabbalat Shabbat Service Guide

Conservative Kabbalat Shabbat Service Guide

This post presents the Guide and Transliteration for Friday Evening Services from the Fair Lawn Jewish Center/ Congregation Bnai Israel, a Conservative

The Kabbalat Shabbat Experience Siddur: Guide, Text & Articles

The Kabbalat Shabbat Experience Siddur: Guide, Text & Articles

This post presents a well-formatted, printable PDF booklet of the traditional Ashkenazi Kabbalat Shabbat service with the Hebrew, English and

Nusach Edot Hamizrach Kabbalat Shabbat Service (Hebrew Text)

Nusach Edot Hamizrach Kabbalat Shabbat Service (Hebrew Text)

This post presents the entire Edot Hamizrach Kabbalat Shabbat service in Hebrew, including the Song of Songs, which is traditionally

Siddur Livnat HaSapir for Welcoming Shabbat: A Personal Prayerbook by Aharon Varady

Siddur Livnat HaSapir for Welcoming Shabbat: A Personal Prayerbook by Aharon Varady

This link opens up a digitized version of Siddur Livnat HaSapir for Welcoming Shabbat, a complete Friday night prayerbook compiled by Aharon

K’Gavna: A Kabbalistic Reading Following Kabbalat Shabbat

K’Gavna: A Kabbalistic Reading Following Kabbalat Shabbat

This post presents the Nusach Ha’Ari and Nusach Sefard tradition of reciting a passage from the Zohar called K’Gavna between

Yemenite Recitation of the Song of Songs

Yemenite Recitation of the Song of Songs

This 27 minute long audio recording presents the entire Song of Songs chanted according to Yemenite custom and pronunciation. One

Bameh Madlikin: Hebrew Text of Mishnah Recited on Friday Nights

Bameh Madlikin: Hebrew Text of Mishnah Recited on Friday Nights

In many Orthodox congregations (both Ashkenazi and Sephardic,) the second chapter of the Mishnah Tractate Shabbat is recited on Friday

Nusach Sefard-Jerusalem Kabbalat Shabbat Service (Hebrew Text & Audio)

Nusach Sefard-Jerusalem Kabbalat Shabbat Service (Hebrew Text & Audio)

This link will direct you to the full Hebrew text of the Kabbalat Service according to the Sefard, Jerusalem tradition,

Reform Kabbalat Shabbat Service

Reform Kabbalat Shabbat Service

This link opens up the 2003 version of the UC-Berkeley Siddur for Shabbat. The Kabbalat Shabbat service (pages 1-19) includes some of

Humanistic Kabbalat Shabbat Service

Humanistic Kabbalat Shabbat Service

This link opens up a Humanistic Kabbalat Shabbat Service (pages 4-17), which includes a selection of poems, prayers and songs in

Secular/ Humanist Kabbalat Shabbat Service

Secular/ Humanist Kabbalat Shabbat Service

This Secular/Humanist Shabbat Service presents poems and prayers for Kabbalat Shabbat on pages 6-10. This section includes translations and transliterations of Hebrew/Yiddish

Renewal Kabbalat Shabbat Service

Renewal Kabbalat Shabbat Service

This excerpt from “Shabbat: A personal guide to the spiritual observance of Shabbat” presents the Kabbalat Shabbat service of the Beyt

Reconstructionist Kabbalat Shabbat (Hebrew & English)

Reconstructionist Kabbalat Shabbat (Hebrew & English)

This link will open up a digitized version of “The Sabbath Prayer Book,” the first Reconstructionist siddur to have entered the

Conservative Kabbalat Shabbat & Ma’ariv (Transliteration)

Conservative Kabbalat Shabbat & Ma’ariv (Transliteration)

This 20 page PDF document contains an English transliteration of the entire evening service on Shabbat, including Kabbalat Shabbat, Ma’ariv,

Orthodox Kabbalistic Kabbalat Shabbat (Hebrew, English, Transliteration)

Orthodox Kabbalistic Kabbalat Shabbat (Hebrew, English, Transliteration)

This 63 page PDF document contains the entire evening service on Shabbat, including Kabbalat Shabbat, Ma’ariv, and some additional prayers.