Holiday Begins
May 28 - 7:13 pm*

Second Day Holiday
May 29 - prior to 7:13 pm**

* Light a 3 day candle in addition to the Holiday Candles
**Kindle the candles using the fire from the
preexisting candle you lit before the holiday. 

 

 

Blessings:

Bo-ruch A-toh A-do-noi E-lo-hei-nu Me-lech Ho-olom A-sher Ki-deshanu Be-mitz-vo-tav Vi-tzvi-vo-nu Le-had-lik Ner Shel [Fridays add: Sha-bat vi-shel] Yom Tov.

The Shehecheyonu blessing: Bo-ruch a-toh Ado-noi E-lo-hei-nu me-lech ho-olom she-he-che-ya-nu vi-kee-yi-ma-nu vi-hi-gee-an-u liz-man ha-zeh.

 

Blessed are you, L-rd our G‑d, King of the universe, who has sanctified us with His commandments, and has commanded us to kindle the light of [Fridays add: Shabbat and] the Festival Day.

The Shehecheyonu blessing:  Blessed are you, L-rd our G‑d, King of the universe, who has kept us alive and sustained us and let us reach this time.