Chanukah

Chanukah is our festival of lights, a beautiful celebration of light triumphing over darkness. For eight nights we light the chanukiah to commemorate the miracle that occurred when the Holy Temple was desecrated and later rededicated in Jerusalem. Together with our loved ones, we celebrate strength, resilience, hope, and healing. For all eight nights of Chanukah, Temple Israel sparks light into our homes, communities, and the world.  

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Chanukah Blessings

בָּרוּךְ אַתָּה אֲדֹנָי אֱלֹהֵינוּ מֶלֶךְ הָעוֹלָם אֲשֶׁר קִדְּשָׁנוּ בְּמִצְוֹתָיווְצִוָּנוּ לְהַדְלִיק נֵר שֶׁל חֲנֻכָּה

Baruch atah, Adonai Eloheinu, Melech haolam, asher kid’shanu b’mitzvotav

v’tsivanu l’hadlik ner shel Chanukah

Blessed are You, Adonai our God, Sovereign of all, who hallows us with mitzvot,

commanding us to kindle the Chanukah lights

בָּרוּךְ אַתָּה אֲדֹנָי אֱלֹהֵינוּ מֶלֶךְ הָעוֹלָם שֶׁעָשָׂה נִסִּים לַאֲבוֹתֵינוּ בַּיָּמִים הָהֵם בִּזְּמַן הַזֶּה

Baruch atah, Adonai Eloheinu, Melech haolam, she-asah nisim laavoteinu v’imoteinu

bayamim hahaeim baz’man hazeh

Blessed are You, Adonai our God, Sovereign of all, who performed wondrous deeds

for our ancestors in days of old at this season

בָּרוּךְ אַתָּה אֲדֹנָי אֱלֹהֵינוּ מֶלֶךְ הָעוֹלָם שֶׁהֶחֱיָנוּ וְקִיְּמָנוּ וְהִגִּיעָנוּ לִזְּמַן הַזֶּה

Baruch atah, Adonai Eloheinu, Melech haolam, shehecheyanu v’kiy’manu v’higiyanu laz’man hazeh

Blessed are You, Adonai our God, Sovereign of all, who has kept us alive, sustained us,

and brought us to this season

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