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  Kiddush - Encyclopedia.com
Kiddush [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.
Kiddush at the seder: Why is this seder different from all other seders?
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-Kiddush.html   (1027 words)

 Kiddush - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Reciting kiddush before the meal on the eve of Shabbat and Jewish holidays is thus regarded as a commandment from the Torah (as it is explained by the Oral Torah).
Kiddush is not usually recited at the third meal on Shabbat, although Maimonides was of the opinion that wine should be drunk at this meal as well.
This kiddush is normally drunk by children under the age of Bar Mitzvah/Bat Mitzvah and does not take the place of the obligation to recite kiddush at the Friday night meal.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kiddush#Practice   (1795 words)

 Kiddush Cups
Kiddush meaning sanctification, is the prayer recited over a cup of wine in the home and synagogue.
The kiddush is recited on the eve of the Sabbath or festival before the start of the meal, since one should not eat on these occasions before the Kiddush has been recited.
Kiddush cups have always had elaborate designs, with many a kiddush cup having one's family emblem, Jerusalem, Shabbat prayers, or one's name and date engraved on the Kiddush Cup.
www.jewishbride.com /store/kiddush_cups.html   (594 words)

  Friday Night Kiddush
KIDDUSH MEANS “sanctification” and is the blessing said over wine or grape juice on Shabbat or festivals.
Normally Kiddush is recited while holding a cup of wine, usually by the father of the household.
After this blessing is recited, it is customary to give each person present some wine from the Kiddush cup.
www.hebrew4christians.com /Holidays/Shabbat/Kiddush/kiddush.html   (322 words)

  Kiddush Cup - Judaica Guide
The word 'Kiddush' (which means sanctification in Hebrew) actually refers to the ceremony held at the beginning of many Jewish festivals during which a blessing is recited over wine and loaves of challah before the Shabbat or Holiday meal begins.
Kiddush Cups may be used again at the Havdalah ceremony at the end of the Sabbath.
For this reason, it is important to treat Kiddush cups with caution, and to examine the Kiddush cup for hidden cracks prior to the incantations of Kabalat Sabbath (the coming in of the Sabbath, in Hebrew) blessings.
www.judaica-guide.com /kiddush_cup   (454 words)

 JHOM - Wine - Kiddush   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Kiddush is essentially a blessing in which the Jews thank God for having "in love and favor given us the sacred Sabbath as an inheritance," and relates to the day of rest as a memorial of the creation of the world and of the exodus from Egypt.
Knowing that the Kiddush belonged only in a private house at the family table, the amoraim [2] excused the practice of reciting it at the conclusion of the Friday evening on the grounds that the synagogue served also as a hostel for travelers, who took their meals there.
Kiddush remained an integral part of the Friday night service in Ashkenazic communities outside of the Land of Israel, and is, in fact, one of the high points of that service, a moment of extraordinary reverence and religious feeling.
www.jhom.com /topics/lions/envy/topics/envy/envy/envy/envy/envy/envy/envy/envy/envy/envy/envy/topics/wine/kiddush.htm   (582 words)

 Brainboost - what is Kiddush   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Kiddush is not typically recited at the third meal (" Seudah Shlishit - ") on Shabbat, although Maimonides was of the view that this should be done and some follow this custom.
Kiddush is a Hebrew spiritual blessing spoken over wine, ceremonially honoring and celebrating the Sabbath, Shabbat and Holidays.
Shabbat Kiddush: Whatever is served for the Saturday kiddush is generally provided by the family.
www.brainboost.com /search.asp?Q=what+is+Kiddush&lfmq=1   (91 words)

 Kol Emeth Sponsoring A Kiddush
The Kiddush Co-op is a cooperative organized to enable Kiddush sponsors to assist each other in producing the kiddush.
On the day of the kiddush someone has to be available to put the food out on the tables while the service is going on.
If the family is doing the kiddush and wants the friends to be in the service, an alternative is to join the Kiddush Co-op which assists with the setup.
www.kolemeth.org /sponsoring_kiddush_howto.htm   (1185 words)

 How to make Kiddush for the Shabbat
Kiddush may be recited late into the night, there is no end limit.
When there are guests, some have the custom that each male guest makes his own kiddush and the female guests listen to the kiddush of the person making kiddush.
It is traditional to cover the two loafs of bread which are on the table during kiddush.
www.jewishmag.com /17MAG/KIDDUSH/kiddush.htm   (387 words)

 Friday Night Kiddush: How To - Shabbat with Aish
Kiddush does not have to be said in Hebrew.
The one making kiddush should have in mind to include the others in the blessings; thus kiddush is being made on their behalf.
The balance of the kiddush wine or grape juice is then distributed in little glasses, or cups, to all those who were included in kiddush (they need have only a taste).
www.aish.com /shabbathowto/fridaynight/Friday_Night_Kiddush_How_To.asp   (1108 words)

 The OU Calls on its Synagogues Across North America to Set Aside February 5 Sabbath Service to Implement Elimination of ...
The request was made in late December at a meeting of 65 pulpit rabbis and yeshiva principals convened by the OU in New York to deal with a variety of abuses that have been on the increase in the Orthodox teenage community and which have resulted in a number of unfortunate incidents.
“Kiddush clubs have the opposite effect and are simply unjustifiable,” he said.
Consequently, the OU has asked rabbis in all of its synagogues, even where the Kiddush Clubs do not exist, to call for their elimination from Orthodox shuls in their sermons on the Sabbath of February 5.
www.ou.org /other/5765/kiddushclubs65.htm   (625 words)

The kiddush cup (kiddush goblet, kiddush beaker) is a goblet used for drinking wine in Jewish religious ceremonies on special occasions such as wedding or in the benediction before the evening meal preceding each Sabbath or a holy festival.
A kiddush cup or wine goblet is used on Sabbath.
The word 'kiddush' actually refers to the blessing which is recited over the wine before the meal begins.
www.silvercollection.it /dictionarykiddushcup.html   (173 words)

 What is Kiddush? | AskMoses.com - Judaism, Ask a Rabbi - Live   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Kiddush is recited while holding a cup of wine or grape juice.
After you’ve recited the things that come before Kiddush, you reach for the wine or grape juice and fill up your becher to the very brim, carefully holding in the palm of your writing hand once it’s full.
The Kiddush is to the Shabbat dinner table what the Opening Ceremonies are to the Olympics—it starts off the meal with a mix of solemnity and spirit that gets everyone going.
www.askmoses.com /article.html?h=204&o=145   (473 words)

 Kiddush Cup
"Kiddush" means "sanctification" of the Shabbat or holiday.
The coins exhibit a mirror-like surface in the fields and a frosted appearance on the raised points of the coin.
A small Hebrew 'mem' mintmark is struck on the "Kiddush Cup" coin at the bottom.
www.commem.com /prod26a.htm   (199 words)

 CBI - Oneg/Kiddush
Hosting an Oneg or Kiddush is not only a Mitzvah but a way for your to celebrate an event in your family and share the good news with the CBI congregation.
Of course providing an Oneg or Kiddush is its own reward for providing enjoyment for congregants after the Friday and Saturday services.
The kiddush is served after the service at approximately noon, so plan your arrival to set up beforehand.
www.cbicville.org /worship/oneg_kiddush.html   (746 words)

 Kiddush - sitting or standing by Rabbi Roselaar
After the wine has been poured, the kiddush cup should be lifted up with both hands and then held in the right hand whilst the brachot are recited.
However, most normative halachic authorities recommend that one should sit whilst reciting kiddush and this appears to have been the practice of the Rishonim (some of whom mention specifically that in Shul it is proper for the Chazan to stand when saying kiddush, thus implying that this is not the case at home).
According to the Kolbo (a 13th century halachic compendium) this is because kiddush should form a prelude to the meal which is eaten sitting, whilst according to Tosafot and the Vilna Gaon it is so that those who are listening should be more formally defined as a halachic group, rather than standing and lolling around.
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Shabbos meals begin with the recitation of the Kiddush, which is said by the head of the household or any male over thirteen.
The one reciting the Kiddush drinks at least two ounces, and then distributes the rest among those who are included in the Kiddush.
Kiddush is prefaced with the words, "Savri Maranan" (By your leave, gentleman) to call the family and guests to attention so that they will not have to recite the blessing for themselves.
www.milechai.com /judaism/kiddush.html   (186 words)

 BJ Kiddush Guidelines
If there is already another family sponsoring the Kiddush that you desire, we will put you in touch with this family about "sharing" the date.
A kiddush at the 88th St. sanctuary is rare, due to events previously scheduled into that space.
It is the sponsors' responsibility to call the caterer on Friday early afternoon preceding their Kiddush to assure a timely delivery of the food.
www.bj.org /kiddush_procedure.php   (856 words)

 Judaism 101: Shabbat Evening Home Ritual
Evening services (Kabbalat Shabbat and Ma'ariv) should be attended in the synagogue or performed in the home between candle lighting and dinner on the evening of the sabbath.
Kiddush is recited while holding a cup of wine or other liquid, no less than 3.3 ounces.
After Kiddush and before the meal, each person in the household should wash hands by filling a cup with water and pouring it over the top and bottom of the right hand and then the left hand.
www.jewfaq.org /prayer/shabbat.htm   (722 words)

 Kiddush Cups - Judaica Mall   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Handcrafted in Israel, Judaica-Mall.com Kiddush Cups are perfectly suited for the sanctification of Shabbat and other holidays.
*Note: The Kiddush Cup is filled to overflowing which reminds us of the fullness of joy that we have in the Shabbat.
The numerical value of the Hebrew word for drinking cup 'kos' equals that of the Divine name 'Elokim,' expressing the divine revelation in the world, in nature, in law.
www.judaica-mall.com /kiddush-cups.htm   (112 words)

 Judaism.com - Kiddush Cups   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In a Jewish home Kiddush is recited at the beginning of each Shabbat and Holiday meal.
A Bar or Bat Mitzvah is also an excellent time to give a commerative Kiddush cup.
2 heart shaped kiddush cups join together in a circle to symbolize your union.
www.judaica.com /giftware/kiddushcups.asp   (136 words)

 Rare Antique Silver Kiddush Cups
Beautifully designed Russian Silver Kiddush Cup with four panels of intricate bright cut floral engraving in engraved arches alternating with floral and geometric decoration.
Russian Silver Kiddush cup with two panels of architectural scenes alternating with floral sprays in engraved framework.
Antique Russian Silver Kiddush Cup made in Moscow with Moscow mark and marked "84." Ample cup with large central blank cartouche in frame with abundant floral and leafy bright cut engraving.
www.russiansamovars.com /kiddush_cups4.htm   (382 words)

The word kiddush is from the same root as kedusha or kodesh--to make holy; to elevate the physical to a level of spirituality.
Whoever is making kiddush should know that it is perfectly acceptable to say it in English or any other language.
When the man made kiddush, something in me connected with the familiarity of it, for, as a little girl, I had remembered listening to my brother practise kiddush for his Bar mitzvah.
www.shabat.co.il /howto/kiddush.htm   (2995 words)

 ornate silver kiddush cup and saucer   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Kiddush (sanctification - setting apart) is a ceremony held at the beginning of many Jewish and Messianic festivals, including Shabbat.
Kiddush, is a blessing said over a cup of wine at the beginning of many religious observances.
The kiddush cup separates the time that follows from the time previous and sets it apart as a time dedicated to G-d.
www.admiralsantiques.com /ornate_silver_kiddush_cup_and_saucer.htm   (319 words)

 KBY.org: Machon Lekiddush Hachodesh
The Rambam's impact on Kiddush Hachodesh and Jewish astronomy
There is a permanent exhibit of photographs relating to issues of Kiddush Hachodesh at Kerem B'Yavneh.
Pictures of the visible moon during the course of the month, for the 5765 year.
www.kby.org /ikhs/ikhs.cfm   (158 words)

 Kiddush - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Kiddush (Hebrew, “sanctification”), in Judaism, a prayer recited on the sabbath, festivals, and the New Year (Rosh Hashanah), acknowledging the...
Jewish rituals that take place in the home also involve song.
The kiddush (blessing over wine before Shabbat dinner and lunch) and grace after meals...
uk.encarta.msn.com /Kiddush.html   (110 words)

 Friday Night Kiddush
Kiddush should be recited over wine or grape juice.
Whoever hears Kiddush from another must intend to fulfill the Commandment by listening and responding "Amen" at the appropriate times.
I am hereby prepared and ready to fulfill the Commandment of reciting Kiddush on wine, as it says, "Remember and Keep the Sabbath," and the Rabbis have taught that we should remember the Sabbath over wine.
www.beingjewish.com /shabbat/kiddush.html   (571 words)

 Judaism.com - Kiddush Cups
In a Jewish home Kiddush is recited at the beginning of each Shabbat and Holiday meal.
Kiddush cups, available in practically any material, make wonderful housewarming gifts.
This polished pewter kiddush cup is an adaptation of a 19t century Hungarian cup in the Jewish Museum Collection.
www.judaism.com /giftware/kiddushcups.asp   (175 words)

 Kiddush Cups
Sterling Silver Kiddush Cup with Cast Filigree Base
Large Sterling and Filigree Kiddush Cup by Ben-Zion David
Fancy Kiddush Cup with Filigree Design by S. Nadav
www.judaicgift.com /kiddushcups.html   (170 words)

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