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Rosh Hashanah Candle-lighting

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Shabbat dinner table

Sabbath Prayer

Prayed by the oldest woman in the house.
The woman lights Festival Candles.

Blessed art Thou,
Lord our God,
King of the universe,
Who has sanctified us
in the blood of Jesus the Messiah,
and commanded us to kindle the Festival lights.

Wish everybody Happy Rosh Hashanah

Head of Household's Prayer

Blessed art Thou, Lord our God,
King of the universe,
Who has kept us in life,
and preserved us,
and enabled us to reach this time.

Head of Household's Prayer

Blessed are You O Lord, our God,
King of the Universe,
who creates the fruit of the tree.

Everyone eats slices of Apple dipped in Honey

“May it be Your will to renew for us a good and sweet year.

The head of the household takes a glass of wine/grapejuice and recites below:-

Blessing for the Wine

After supper he took the cup and gave thanks:
Blessed are You, Lord our God,
Ruler of the universe,
Who creates the fruit of the vine.
He gave it to the disciples, and said:
Drink this, all of you,
for this is my blood of the new covenant
which is shed for you and for many
for the forgiveness of sins;
do this as often as you drink it,
to remember me.
Glory to you , Lord Christ;
your death we show forth;
your resurrection we proclaim;
your coming we await;
I walk before the Lord in the land of the living.
I will lift up the cup of Salvation and call on the name of the Lord.

Amen! Come Lord Jesus!

Pass round the glass of wine for everyone to have a sip.

Blessing for the Bread

Pick up the bread

All glory and thanksgiving to you, holy Father;
on the night before he died
your Son, Jesus Christ, took bread;
and prayed:
Blessed are You, Lord Our God,
Ruler of the universe,
Who brings forth bread from the earth.
He broke it.

break the bread

He gave it to his disciples, and said:
Take, eat, this is my body
which is given for you;
do this to remember me.

Pass round the bread for everyone to take a piece.

Rosh Hashanah Song


Grace is usually said AFTER the meal.

Let us say grace.
Blessed are you LORD our God, master of the Universe
Who nourishes the whole world in goodness, with grace kindness and compassion.
He gives bread to all flesh, for his mercy endures forever.
And through his great goodness we have never lacked,
nor will we lack food for ever, for the sake of his great Name.
For he is God who nourishes and sustains all, and does good to all,
and prepares food for all his creatures, which he created.
Blessed are you Lord who nourishes all.