Two Batties @ Havdalah

Saturday night – 24 November 2018 – 17 Kislev 5779

Mazeltov to Jamie Druyan & Mya Adams on the occasion of their Batmitzvahs, held at Motza’ei Shabbat, at CHABAD WA Perth in Noranda, Australia

Rabbi Shalom White – some very inspiring words
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Rabbi Shalom White – Havdalah
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Suzanne Kosowitz – on guitar 
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How to Make Havdalah

How to Make Havdalah

What is Havdalah? … When to Havdalah…The Ingredients… Recite the Introductory Verses … Blessing on the Wine…Smell the Spices … Look at the Light … Say the Havdalah Blessing … Wine & Wax…Farewell to the Queen


Havdalah Text

Havdallah Text

As we take leave of Shabbat after a night and day of divine rest, we once again pronounce the holiness of the day over a cup of wine during the Havdalah (“Separation”) ceremony.


Thanks to Gary Louis for additional photos

Solomo Aleichemo ORT School Vilnius

Students sing Zog Nit Keynmol for me:

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Pre-Internet Viral: Songs of the Vilna Ghetto – Lithuanian Jewish Community

by Geoff Vasil


The Bar & Batmitzvah Ceremonies:

The Choral Synagogue:

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The Community Centre:

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Report by Geoff Vasil with my images

Annual ORT Sholem Aleichem Gymnasium Bar/Bat Mitzvah Ceremony – Lithuanian Jewish Community


Vilniaus Šolomo Aleichemo ORT gimnazija

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