Shavuot Guidance and Video
Shavuot Message from Rabbi Knopf
Please see immediately below for some guidance for Shavuot, and see a video message from Rabbi Knopf after this message. Thursday
Prepare Eruv Tavshilin before Yom Tov. This allows you to cook on Friday, in preparation for Shabbat. You can learn about Eruv Tavshilin here.
Thursday night Maariv includes the Amidah for festivals.
At Kiddush, say the Shehechianu blessing
The Shacharit Amidah is the Amidah for festivals
Hallel is recited after the Amidah
Shabbat/Yom Tov candles can be lit between 6:57 PM and 8:30 PM
The blessing on the candles is lehadlik ner shel shabbat v'yom tov
The Amidah at Maariv is the festival Amidah, with insertions for Shabbat
The Kiddush is the Kiddush for festivals with insertions for Shabbat
The Shehechianu blessing is said at Kiddush
The Amidah at Shacharit and Mussaf are for festivals, with insertions for Shabbat
Hallel is said after the Shacharit Amidah
Yizkor is said