Blessings on the Menorah The following two (or three) blessings are said before the menorah is lit. ( Click here for full lighting instructions, and Click here for a printable PDF of the blessings.)
Hanukkah Blessings Third Night Place the candles in the menorah. The Shamash, plus three candles in the right positions -- and light the left one first. Use the Shamash to light the candle. To best publicize the miracle, the Menorah is ideally lit outside the doorway of your house, on the left side...
Download a printable version of the Hanukkah blessings. Candles are added to the hanukkiyah (menorah) from right to left but are kindled from left to right. The newest candle is lit first. (On the Shabbat of Hanukkah, kindle the Hanukkah lights first and then the Shabbat candles.)
Dec 06, 2012 · This blessing thanks God for keeping us alive and enabling us to celebrate this festive occasion. It is said only on the first night of Chanukah. Ba-ruch at-ah A-do-nai eh-lo-hein-u me-lech ha-oh ...
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The three blessings over the candles may be recited before or after kindling the Hanukkah lights. There is no real mystery to these blessings; they are simple yet infinitely meaningful. On the first night of the holiday all three blessings are recited, and on every subsequent night only the first two are recited.
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Dec 08, 2015 · Blessings for the second night of Hanukkah with the Temple Sinai Clergy.
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Hanukkah Blessings Candles are added to the hanukkiyah (menorah) from right to left but are kindled from left to right. The newest candle is lit first. On the Shabbat of Hanukkah, kindle the Hanukkah lights first and then the Shabbat candles. Light the shamash (the helper candle) first, using it to kindle the rest of the Hanukkah lights.
These blessings are recited before the lighting of the Hanukkah candles. The traditional Hanukkah candle lighting service consists of saying all three blessings on the first night, and only the first and second blessings for the seven nights to follow.
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HANUKKAH BLESSINGS The shamash (serving candle) is lit first and then used to light the other candles after the blessings are said. Candles are added from right to left as you face the menorah and lit from left to right so that the newest candle is lit first. See the reverse side for a version of these blessings referring to God in the feminine.