Shabbat Blessings

By InterfaithFamily


shabbat candles

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

Our handy Shabbat Blessings, in an easy-to-print PDF format, includes the blessings over the candles, wine and challah, plus the family blessings, 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:

  • Candles:
  • Family Blessings:
    • For boys:
    • For girls:
    • Continue, for both:
  • Wine:
    • Abbreviated version:
    • Full version:
  • Challah:


About InterfaithFamily

InterfaithFamily is the premier resource supporting interfaith couples exploring Jewish life and inclusive Jewish communities. We offer educational content; connections to welcoming organizations, professionals and programs; resources and trainings for organizations, clergy and other program providers; and our new Rukin Rabbinic Fellowship will provide offerings for couples in cities nationwide. If you have suggestions, please contact