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Do we do anything special because seder falls on a Friday night this year?

Do we do anything special because seder falls on a Friday night this year?
Answer By: 
Rabbi Victor S. Appell
Shabbat candles

When the seder falls on Friday evening, we acknowledge both Shabbat and the holiday of Passover. We recite a slightly different candle blessing that includes the words “yom tov” (festival). The Kiddush too, is different, and is sung to a special melody. The Kiddush sung when the seder falls on Saturday night includes a special addition for Havdalah.

See: Passover Evening Blessings: Friday Night

See: Passover Evening Blessings - Saturday Night

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