The HaMotzi - Transliteration


 

Pour water over both hands and say:

 


 

Baruch ata Adonoy,

Eloheinu melech ha-olam,

 

asher kideshanu be-mitzvosav

ve-tzivanu al netilas yadayim.


 

The hands are dried.

Be careful not to speak until the bread is eaten.

Raise the challahs and say:


Baruch ata Adonoy,

Eloheinu melech ha-olam,

 

ha-motzi lechem min ha-aretz.


Others answer "Amen,"

 

and the challah is sliced and passed.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The HaMotzi - Translated


 

Pour water over both hands and say:


 

Blessed are you God, King of the Universe,

Who made us holy with His commandments

and commanded us in the washing of the hands.


 

The hands are dried.

Be careful not to speak until the bread is eaten.

Raise the challahs and say:


 

Blessed are you God, King of the Universe,

Who brings forth bread from the earth.


 

Others answer "Amen,"

and the challah is sliced and passed.