8 Best Prayers for Rosh Hashanah

During his sacred time of celebrating the Jewish New Year, many prayers may be said during this holiest time of year. Observed commonly with applies dipped in honey, here is a look at some of the best prayers for Rosh Hashanah to share.

Candle Lighting on the First Night of Rosh Hashanah

Blessed are You, Adonai our God, Sovereign of the Universe Who makes us holy with Your mitzvot and commands us to kindle the lights of the Sabbath and the holiday.

The Shehehiyanu on the First Night

Blessed are You, Adonai our God, Sovereign of the Universe,
Who has granted us life, Who has sustained us,
and Who has enabled us to reach this festive occasion.

Candle Lighting on the Second Night of Rosh Hashanah

Blessed are You, Adonai our God, Sovereign of the Universe,
Who makes us holy with Your mitzvot and commands us to kindle the lights of the holiday.

The Shehehiyanu on the Second Night

Blessed are You, Adonai our God, Sovereign of the Universe,
Who has granted us life, Who has sustained us,
and Who has enabled us to reach this festive occasion

Blessing over the Wine

Blessed are You, Adonai our God, Sovereign of the Universe,
Who creates the fruit of the vine.

Blessing over the Bread

Blessed are You, Adonai our God, Sovereign of the Universe,
Who brings forth bread from the land.

Prayer for Bread Dipped in Honey

May it be Your will, Adonai our God, and the God of our ancestors,
to favor us with a good and a sweet year.

Blessings for the Meal

May it be Your will, Adonai our God, and the God of our ancestors,
to favor us with a good and a sweet year.

Here is a look at some of the biggest frequently asked questions regarding Rosh Hashanah. In this particular video, Rabbi Weinstein explains what a Tashlich is.

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