Prayer Service Resources
- Lighting candles on Friday night.
- Text of Shir HaShirim, traditionally read by some communities on erev shabbat.
- Cheat sheet for Friday night, designed to help gabbais prepare for their upcoming services.
- Service Map for Friday night, written by Cantor Liz Kessler Sacks.
- Supplement for Friday night service.
- Full Friday night service on 1 page of double-sided legal paper.
- Songsheet for a tisch.
- Order of service for shabbat morning, with:
- Service Map for shabbat morning, written by Cantor Liz Kessler Sacks.
- Honor cards to give out to the congregation on shabbat for things like aliyot, ark openings etc.
- 1st paragraph of the Amidah, including the imahot / matriarchs, as per responsa of Rabbi Shai Held.
- The whole shabbat Torah service on 1 page, for the leader to use instead of a siddur.
- Torah service supplement for gabbais for
- Birkat HaHodesh supplement, for the shabbat preceding the New Moon.
- Blessings before and after the Torah reading.
- Prayer for the US, for sticking into siddurim.
- Prayer for the US and Israel, 1 page.
- Shirat HaYam, the Song of the Sea, full text and instructions for call and response for Parashat BeShallah.
- Kiddush for shabbat morning.
- Outline for a Tot Shabbat service, written by Rachel Petroff Kessler.
- Tips for leading great shabbat davening.
Want to learn more about our prayers—from both a meaning and experiential angle? Read and listen to thoughts on different sections of tefillah from R. Elie Kaunfer, Dena Weiss, and Joey Weisenberg.