If you need a little help with the prayers for the Torah service or saying a blessing over the Shabbat candles – this page might help. We will be glad to add more prayers as people request them. Just play the recording and sing along with the transliterations.

Blessing before the reading of the Torah

Barchu et Adonai ham’vorach.
Baruch Adonai ham’vorach l’olam va-ed. (repeat)
Baruch atah Adonai, eloheinu melech ha-olom
asher bachar banu mikol ha-amim.
v’natan lanu et Torahto
Baruch ata Adonai notein ha Torah

Blessing After Reading the Torah

Baruch atah Adonai
Eloheinu melech ha-olam,
asher natan lanu Torat emet,
v’chayei olam nata b’tocheinu.
Baruch atah Adonai, notein ha Torah.

Blessing over the Shabbat candles

Baruch ata, Adonai Eloheinu Melech ha-olam asher kid’shanu b’mitzvotav vitivanu l’hadlik neir, l’hadlik neir, shel Shabbat.

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