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Prayers Upon Awakening

Prayers Upon Awakening

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Recited immediately upon awakening:

Modeh Ani Lefanecha
Melech Chai Vekayom
Shehechezarta Bi Nishmati
Bechemla
Raba Emunatecha

I offer thanks to You,
living and eternal King,
for You have mercifully restored my soul within me;
Your faithfulness is great.

Recited after ritually washing the hands:

Baruch Ata Ado-nai
Elo-hanu Melech Haolam
Asher Kidishanu Bemitzvotav
Vetzivanu Al Netilat Yadayim

Blessed are You, L-rd our G‑d,
King of the universe,
who has sanctified us with His commandments,
and commanded us concerning the washing of the hands.

Recited before the morning prayers:

Haraynee Mekabel Alai
Mitzvat Asai
Shel Ve’ahavta
Lerayacha kamocha.

I hereby take upon myself
to fulfill the commandment of
loving your fellow as yourself.

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Anonymous June 27, 2017

Thanks! It would be even better to have a word for word translation. Reply

Sarah Greenberg May 20, 2017

תודה! Reply

Anonymous June 27, 2017
in response to Sarah Greenberg:

Ken, toda! Reply

Fausto El Paso March 15, 2017

Thanks for your teachings, Reply

Staci New Jersey March 5, 2017

Amen Reply

Zack Cohene Ns canada December 12, 2015

Emet Reply

David Salgadu October 1, 2015

Amen Reply

MORENO MOCTEZUMA indio ca August 28, 2015

Love this answers all my questions thank you Reply

Anthony Chatman Houston, X. May 17, 2015

Good start, thanks be to G-d. Reply

Rochel Chein for chabad.org January 27, 2015

Gertie, the Amidah (standing) prayer is the centerpiece of each prayer service. The weekday Amidah originally contained eighteen blessings, and is also known as the Shemonah Esrei (18). See this link for the weekday Amidah. Reply

Gertie Lyles Cleveland January 21, 2015

Please tell me what is the 18 blessings of the morning? Reply

Anonymous China for now April 29, 2014

Thank you for the whole section on prayers. I'm very excited to learn and use them! Reply

Anonymous West Bloomfield February 16, 2014

i think that as a reform Jew who is devoted to his religion i do not always do the morning prayers. but on every Sunday. Reply

ezekiel L.A. CA. January 9, 2014

amazing teachings, thanks. Reply

Menachem Posner October 8, 2013

R: New question: Ideally you should say them before one third of the day (daylight) has passed. If not, you can say them all the way until midday (again calculating according to the sun). To know when that is in your area on any given day, you can use our Halachic Times Calculator Reply

Anonymous October 7, 2013

New question: what is the latest time possible to say the 18 Blessings of the Morning prayers Reply

Mrs. Chana Benjaminson via mychabad.org June 3, 2013

Re Hebrew too Sure! You can find the Hebrew text here Reply

Judy Pittsford NY June 2, 2013

Hebrew too Hi, I wanted to know where can I find the Hebrew for these prayers and not just transliteration. Thanks! Reply

Chabad.org Staff January 7, 2013

Re Tallit/Tzitzit Yes we do have the blessings, check out 'the blessing for a tallit', on the top right of this page. Reply

Mr. Yitzakh Heschler via jewishsnohomish.com January 5, 2013

Thanks! What about Talis/Tzitzit in the morning prayer? Is there a section on here or Chabad?

Thaks for the wonderful site BTW. Reply

Sam Toronto, Canada June 20, 2012

Beautiful My wife has INDIAN ( Cochin Jewish roots),want to learn and teach my girls :).


Shalom Reply

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