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Which Kiddush is recited on a holiday which falls on Shabbat?

by Rabbi Simcha Bart


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We begin the Friday night Kiddush with the standard Shabbat Yom Hashishi and then, immediately after reciting the hagafen blessing, we proceed to the holiday Kiddush while adding in special Shabbat inserts. This is similar to the Shabbat/holiday Amidah, which is the Yom Tov Amidah with the appropriate Shabbat inserts.

On such occasions, it is customary to recite all the introductory prayers reserved for the Shabbat kiddush, such as the Shalom Aleichem and Woman of Valor, in an undertone. Thus we avoid making the holiday "self-conscious" of the fact that these sections are not recited before the standard holiday kiddush...

For the Shabbat/holiday morning kiddush, the standard Shabbat introductory prayers and kiddush are recited in an undertone before reciting the traditional holiday kiddush.


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Holidays » General Information » Holiday Kiddush

(pl: Shabbatot). Hebrew word meaning "rest." It is a Biblical commandment to sanctify and rest on Saturday, the seventh day of the week. This commemorates the fact that after creating the world in six days, G-d rested on the seventh.
Prayer recited at the beginning of the Sabbath or Holiday meal--both the evening and afternoon meals. This prayer, acknowledging the sanctity of the day, is recited over a cup of wine or grape juice.
Highlight of every prayer, recited silently while standing. Weekday Amidah consists of nineteen blessings, Sabbath and holiday Amidah contains seven blessings.
Yom Tov
Jewish Holiday.