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Prayer Before Lighting the Sabbath Lamp, a teḥinah translated by Miriam Wertheimer (1852)

Domestic Prayer on Dividing the Dough, a teḥinah translated by Miriam Wertheimer (1852)

Beim Lichtzünden | When kindling the lights (for Shabbat and Yontef), by Yehoshua Heshil Miro (1835)

Wenn Man Chala Nimmt | When One Takes Ḥallah, by Yehoshua Heshil Miro (1835)

A Prayer before Candle-lighting, by Chaya Kaplan-Lester

Between the Fires: A Kavvanah for Lighting Candles of Commitment, by Rabbi Arthur Waskow (the Shalom Center)

ברכת הילדים | An ungendered Birkat Yeladim, by Yonah Bromberg Gaber

כוונה להפרשת חלה לשבת | Kavvanah for the separation of ḥalah before Shabbat, by Rabbi Oded Mazor

Prière pour Demander la Lumière Divine | A Prayer for Divine Light [upon candlelighting], by Jonas Ennery & Rabbi Arnaud Aron (1852)

Prayer on Kneading and Baking Ḥallot for Shabbat, by Perle Derbaremdiger Peretz (fl. 18th c.)

תְחִינָה פון דיא מִצְוה הַדְלָקַת הַנֵר | Prayer for the Mitsvah of Kindling the Shabbat Lights, by Sarah bat Tovim from the Tkhine of Three Gates (ca. early 18th c.)

תְחִינָה פון דיא מִצְוֺת חַלָה | Prayer for the Mitsvot of Preparing Ḥallah, by Sarah bat Tovim from the Tkhine of Three Gates (ca. early 18th c.)

[Gebet] Am Freitag, by Fanny Schmiedl Neuda (1855)

Mikveh Meditation for Erev Shabbat by Rabbi Haviva Ner-David and Shira Gura

תהלים צ״ג | The Psalm for Friday, Psalms 93 (translation by Reb Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, z”l)

تعالوا نضيئ شمعات السلام | בואו נאיר נרות שלום | Let us Light Candles for Peace, by Sheikha Ibtisam Maḥameed and Rabbi Tamar Elad-Appelbaum

Kavvanot when Washing One’s Body Before Shabbes, by Eyal Raviv

Shabbat Affirmations for Erev Shabbat, by Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi

פָּתַח אֵלִיָּֽהוּ | Pataḥ Eliyahu (Tiqqunei Zohar 17a), translated by Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi

תחנה פון ליכט בענטשין | Tkhine for Lighting Candles [for Shabbes]

God Our Light, a poem by Rosa Emma Salaman (1845)

פֶּרֶק שִׁירָה | Pereq Shirah, a litany of verses spoken by the creatures & works of Creation (after the arrangement of Natan Slifkin)