We are grateful for the food we are about to receive, and first on the menu is challah! Before we eat, we say the short but meaningful blessing over bread. Sing along with Cantor Davis as she shows us how to say hamotzi.
The sun has set, we have said the blessing for wine and grape juice, now it's time to eat! But before we can dig in, we must sanctify ourselves by washing our hands. Learn how to perform this ancient ritual with Rabbi Solmsen.
How can such a mundane activity be elevated to a divine level? There's a deeper history of hand-washing in Judaism than you may expect! Learn the holy origins of Shabbat hand-washing from Rabbi Solmsen.