Each Shabbat service has an order (called “seder”) of the service. These prayers and blessings are part of the liturgy and seder of the  Shabbat service. To begin your learning and pronunciation process, download (pdf) the liturgy that is used in the weekly Shabbat service.


Donning the Tallit (men)

The Sh’ma – Devarim (Deuteronomy) 6:4: The cornerstone of our faith, and all 613 Mitzvot (Commandments) are included in these words

V’ahavta – Devarim (Deuteronomy) 6:5-9

Avot-The Fathers

Blessing Before and After Reading the Torah 

Blessing Before and After Reading the Haftarah

Blessing Before and After Reading the B’rit Chadashah

Kaddish  – A hymn praising Adonai, magnifying and glorifying His Great Name

Birkat Cohanim  – The Aaronic Blessing

HaMotzi – Blessing for the Challah

Kiddush  – Blessing for the Fruit of the Vine

Birkat HaMazon  – Blessing following the meal

She’hechi’yanu  – Praising Adonai for enabling us to reach this season