Kiddush


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Kiddush

(kĭd`əsh) [Heb.,=sanctification], Jewish ceremonial blessing indicating the beginning of the Sabbath or any other Hebrew festival. Kiddush is also said at mealtime and consists of a prayer of benediction over the occasion and the wine or bread.
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Things went well as we began with the kiddush over the wine.
Thus, I spent many shabbatot making kiddush for one.
The Greek god Dionysos and the Roman god Bacchus represented wine, and the drink is also used in Christian and Jewish ceremonies such as the Eucharist and Kiddush.
In addition to providing its customers with amazing kosher dining, Talia's also accommodates its guests with the traditional customs of Jewish holidays by placing Kiddush wine, challah, prayer books and a copy of the appropriate blessings for each guest.
Vivid, brightly colored illustrations decorate the pages of this special Shabbat preparation, while Kayla and Kugel spread out the bright white table cloth, shimmery glittery candlesticks, tasty toasty twisted challahs, and even a jeweled Kiddush cup.
Also on display are a towel for the Sabbath embroidered with Russian folk motifs; a set of vodka beakers repurposed as kiddush cups; Russian gingerbread molds used to bake fluden, sweet cakes traditionally eaten during Purim; and a souvenir silver spoon with a likeness of Dewey.
And American taxpayers would go through the roof and under the tunnels of Hamas Gaza if they had a clue where their taxes were going, while Arab oil-exporting countries contribute less than the cost of a shul Kiddush.
May 31 followed by a Kiddush luncheon and a workshop on "Songs and Stories of the Sephardic Oral Tradition.
with kiddush and dairy buffet of homemade cheesecake and more.
The store had everything you could imagine: silver Kiddush cups and Shabbat candlesticks; tasseled prayer shawls; round Passover plates.
This episode is the classic biblical example of Kiddush Hashem, the willingness to risk one's life in order to sanctify God's Name.
Finally, briefly, one may refer to the principles of tikkun 'olam ("establishing the world aright'"), darchei shalom ("the ways of peace"), and kiddush Hashem ("sanctifying God's name," i.