Learn to sing the blessings for Havdalah at the closing of the Sabbath. Havdalah includes blessings over a cup of wine, spices and a special candle made from several intertwining wicks. Through Havdalah we express our hope that the peace and blessing of the Sabbath would continue with us throughout the week. The lyrics are provided in Hebrew, English, and transliteration. provided.
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There is no commandment in the Torah to light candles just before the Sabbath, and yet it is one of the most universal and beloved of our Jewish traditions. On a practical level, the candles enhance the joy and honor of the Sabbath by providing light and beauty.
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