Parenting Shehecheyanu

By Erica Streit-Kaplan

Unrecognizable parents holding hands of their little son making first steps outside in green sunny nature

The Shehecheyanu is a blessing of thankfulness. It is traditionally said at the beginning of holidays and to celebrate joyous occasions. You can also say this blessing to mark family milestones and other special moments.

Blessed are You, Adonai our God, Sovereign of the Universe, who has kept us alive and sustained us and permitted us to reach this time.

Baruch atah Adonai Eloheinu Melech ha’olam Shehecheyanu, v’kiy’manu, v’higianu, laz’man hazeh.

To hear a melody for this blessing, visit this link.

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