Shabbat Blessings: HaMotzi - Blessing Over Bread Before a Meal

Say this blessing before eating bread (challah) at the beginning of a meal on Shabbat.

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Hebrew Text

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Translation

Blessed are You, Adonai our God, Sovereign of all, who brings forth bread from the earth

Source

From Mishkan HaNefesh for Youth, copyright © 2018 by the Central Conference of American Rabbis. Used by permission of Central Conference of American Rabbis. All rights reserved. See more at the CCAR Press website.

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