Blessing Over the Wine

October 25, 2011


In its shortest form, the blessing said over wine (or grape juice) is one sentence. Wine is used to mark, sanctify, holy time in Judaism. As such, this blessing is said at the start of Shabbat and at its end (Havdalah), as well as on many holidays.

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.