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Illustrated Blessing Charts – Shabbat Candles offers Jewish art projects, lesson plans, and worksheets for Jewish holidays, Mitzvot, Torah, Israel and Hebrew.

Illustrated Blessing Charts – Shabbat Candles

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 Shabbat 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.

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

Shabbat Candles V1 (342.7 KiB, 549 downloads)

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

Shabbat Candlestrasnlitv2-2015 (393.5 KiB, 272 downloads)

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

Shabbat Candles V3 (232.1 KiB, 383 downloads)

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

Shabbat Candles V4 (232.1 KiB, 386 downloads)