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Havdalah Blessings

For those looking for a quick, easy reference to guide them through the Saturday night Havdalah blessings, this resource is for you!

Our handy Havdalah Blessings, in an easy-to-print PDF format, includes the four blessings needed for this ritual, plus the concluding songs, all in Hebrew and transliteration, with traditional and alternative translations as well.

Not sure how to pronounce the Hebrew? Read along, in transliteration or in Hebrew, and listen to each blessing:

  • Wine:

  • Spices:

  • Candle:

  • Havdalah, separation:


Hebrew for "separation" or "distinction," the ceremony marking the end of the Sabbath on Saturday evenings. A language of West Semitic origins, culturally considered to be the language of the Jewish people. Ancient or Classical Hebrew is the language of Jewish prayer or study. Modern Hebrew was developed in the late-19th and early 20th centuries as a revival language; today it is spoken by most Israelis.

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