The blessing over the children on Shabbat brings countless families together, at least for as long as the kids will stay still! Watch as Rabbi Cosgrove explains the history and meaning of this special Friday night moment.
The sun is setting on Friday evening and it is time to light the Shabbat candles, a sacred commandment to begin the eternal gift of Shabbat. But how do we accomplish this ritual? Watch as Cantor Davis explains how to perform this tradition, step by step.
As daylight fades to dusk, we welcome Shabbat by lighting two candles and saying a blessing. But what’s the meaning behind this practice? Watch as Rabbi Zuckerman explains the origins of this tradition.
Ya Ribon is a prayer that connects the universal to the particular, from the immeasurable scale of the ruler of rulers to the local sacredness of Jerusalem. It is included in the siddur for home use – as Rabbi Cosgrove says in this video, “It's traditional on a Friday night and Shabbat day that y...