Blessing Over the Bread

October 25, 2011

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This blessing, known as “ha’motzi” in Hebrew, is said before eating bread. Most commonly it’s said before eating challah, a braided egg bread, on Shabbat, but it can also be said before any meal.

This video brings together the Hebrew, translation and pronunciation of the prayer:

 

Follow along with your own copy of this resource, available as a PDF.