Blessing the Children

Place your hands on the child's head and say:

For a boy:

boyblessing

Y'sim-cha Eh-lo-him k'Ephra'im v'chi-M'nasheh.

May God inspire you to live in the tradition of

Ephraim and Menasheh.

For a girl:
girlblessing

Y'si-meich Eh-lo-him k'Sarah, Rivka, Rachel, v'Lei-ah.

May God inspire you to live like Sarah,

Rebekah, Rachel, and Leah.


For both boys and girls:
boyandgirlblessing

Y'va-reh-ch'cha Adonai v'yish-m'reh-cha.

Ya-eir Adonai pa-nav ei-leh-cha vi-chu-neh-ka.

Yisa Adonai pa-nav ei-leh-cha v'ya-seim l'cha sha-lom.

May God bless you and keep you.

May God's light shine upon you, and may God be gracious to you.

May you feel God's Presence within you always, and may you find peace.

Content provided by the URJ

Calendar Highlights

23Jan
23Jan
Jan 23, 2018 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Israeli Dancing
26Jan
Jan 26, 2018 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Shabbat Evening Service
27Jan
Jan 27, 2018 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Torah Study
27Jan
Jan 27, 2018 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Shabbat Morning Services