On the Shabbat before Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Jewish communities around the country commemorate Shabbat Tzedek – a Shabbat of Justice – in connection with MLK Day weekend.
Blessings for putting on a prayer shawl (tallit, tallis).
Blessing over the wine for the festival of Passover when the seder falls on Friday night. The Shehecheyanu (see below) is recited after the kiddush, immediately before drinking the wine
Fill a Kiddush cup with wine or grape juice. Raise it and recite...
Prior to chanting the Haftarah (a reading from Prophets or Writings that varies weekly), the reader says:
Learn the blessings for before and after the reading of the Torah.
Silent prayer, based on Psalm 34:14 at the conclusion of the Amidah, the central section of the service.
Version of the Kaddish, praising God, that serves to delineate different sections of the service.
My God, guard my speech from evil and my lips from deception.
From Exodus 31:16-17, this prayer reminds us that we keep the Sabbath as a sign of the covenant with God.