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Illustrated Blessing Charts–Blessing Before Megillah Reading

Illustrated Blessing Charts–Blessing Before Megillah Reading

Using visuals encourages active participation, collaboration and learning for all students. These illustrated blessing (brachah) charts have been created to help facilitate participation of all students in Purim celebrations. The pictures included are simple symbols (Mayer-Johnson) used to create visual supports for students. Created with transliteration, Hebrew and English, these illustrated blessing charts are accessible to all students.

Download these blessing charts for the blessing to be read before the Megillah reading.

Multiple versions of the blessing are available for download.  Select the version appropriate for your community.

Version Code (all versions include pictures and English):

1 = Transliteration, God’s name spelled out

Makor Or - Megillah Reading V.1 (535.5 KiB, 125 downloads)

2 = Transliteration, G-d’s name as Name for God-hay slash

Makor Or - Megillah Reading V.2 (590.2 KiB, 170 downloads)

3 = Hebrew, God’s name as Name for God-yud yud

Makor Or - Megillah Reading V.3 (505.6 KiB, 165 downloads)

4 = Hebrew, G-d’s name as    Name for God-hay slash

Makor Or - Megillah Reading V.4 (440.0 KiB, 118 downloads)