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Shabbat Meal How-To

Instructional Videos for the Jewish Home

British Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks hosts these short instructional videos that show how to perform various prayers and rituals connected to the Shabbat meal. Featuring Rabbi Nissan Dovid Dubov and Rabbi Yitzchak Schochet.

Lighting Shabbat Candles
How to light the candles before Shabbat and Holidays.
How to Make Kiddush
How to recite Kiddush at the beginning of the Shabbat evening meal.
Washing the Hands
Video | 1:36
Washing the Hands
How to perform the ritual hand washing before eating bread.
Hamotzi
Video | 1:28
Hamotzi
How to recite the blessing on bread at the Shabbat meal.
Grace After Meals
Video | 14:25
Grace After Meals
How to recite the blessing after a meal of bread (on weekdays as well as Shabbat.)
How to Do Havdalah
How to perform the havdalah ceremony at the conclusion of Shabbat and festivals.
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