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Bar/Bat Mitzvah Prayers and Blessings

For Bar/Bat Mitzvah students — Basic Prayers and Blessings 

The Bar/Bat Mitzvah CD is all the basic prayers and blessings you need to know while studying to become a Bar/Bat Mitzvah.

Click here to see the list of what to bring to your meetings with the tutor and the cantor!

Click on an audio file below to play; click PDF for the corresponding text:

Tallit Blessing   (PDF, use for tracks 1-3)
Blessing before the Torah
Blessing after the Torah
Blessing before the Haftarah   (PDF, use for tracks 4 &5)
Blessing after the Haftarah
V'ahavta   (PDF) (audio with highlighting)
Avot v'Imahot   (PDF) (audio with highlighting)
G'vurot   (PDF) (audio with highlighting)
Kiddush PM   (PDF)
Kiddush AM   (PDF)
Torah Cantillations   (PDF)

Prayer book Hebrew Additional Lines and Announcements (see prayer book) (m4a)


For Bar/Bat Mitzvah Family and Guests — The Blessing for Friday night Candles and Torah Blessings

Candle Blessings

  Friday Night Candle Blessing  (PDF)
  Friday Night Candle Blessing  (mp3)

Torah Blessings   (PDF)

  Blessing Before the Torah   (mp3)
  Blessing After the Torah   (mp3)



Temple Sinai Religious School Home Siddur

The Religious School Home Siddur CD contains all the songs, blessings and prayers you need to perform home rituals such as lighting Shabbat candles, saying the Shema at night, and leading Havdalah.  These are just a few of the home rituals included on this CD.

Download the Religious School Home Siddur

Home Siddur compiled and arranged by Ophira Druch. CD recorded and produced by Cantor Ilene Keys and Eric Schoen. Project conceptualized by Ophira Druch and Lori L. Abramson, MAJE.

Shabbat: Candle Lighting (mp3)
Shabbat: Family Blessings (mp3)
Shabbat: Kiddush (mp3)
Shabbat: Washing hands, blessing over bread   (mp3)
Havdalah  (mp3)
Holy Days: Candle Lighting   (mp3)
Kiddush for Rosh HaShana   (mp3)
Kiddush for Sukkot, Passover, Shavuot, Shehkheyanu   (mp3)
Rosh Hashana (mp3)
Sukkot (mp3)
Hanukkah (mp3)
Consecration of a house  (mp3)
Bedtime Shema  (mp3

Fri, October 15 2021 9 Cheshvan 5782