מִי שֶבֶרַך אִמוֹתֵינוּ שָׂרָה רִבְקָה רָחֵל וְלֵאָה מִרִיָם הַנְּבִיאָה ואבִיגִיל וְאֶסְתֵּר בַּת אֲבִיחַיל
הוּא יְבָרֵךְ אֵת הַנַּעֲרָה הַזֹּאת וְיִקָּרֵא שְׁמָהּ בְּיִשְׂרָאֵל __________ בַּת ___________ ן _____________ בְּמַזָּל טוֹב וּבִשְׁעַת בְּרַכָּה. וִיגַדְּלָהּ בִּבְרִיאוּת שָׁלוֹם וּמְנוּחָה לְתוֹרָהּ לְחֻפָּה וְלַמַּעֲשִׂים טוֹבִים. וִיזַכֶּה אֵת אָבִיהָ וְאֶת אִמָּהּ לִרְאוֹת בְּשִׂמְחָתָהּ בְּבָנִים וּבָנוֹת עֹשֶׁר וּכְבוֹד דְּשָׁנִים דְּשֵׁנִים ורעננים ינובון בְּשֵׂבָה וְכֵן יְהִי רָצוֹן וְנֹאמַר אָמֵן
Mi sheberakh I’moteinu SarahThe first matriarch, wife of Abraham, and mother of Isaac, whom she birthed at the age of 90. Sarah, in Rabbinic tradition, is considered holy, beautiful, and hospitable. Many prayers, particularly the Amidah (the central silent prayer), refer to God as Magen Avraham – protector of Abraham. Many Jews now add: pokehd or ezrat Sarah – guardian or helper of Sarah., Rivkah, RachelLavan's younger daughter and Jacob's beloved wife second wife (after he is initially tricked into marrying her older sister, Leah). Rachel grieves throughout her life that she is barren while Leah is so fertile. Ultimately, Rachel gives birth to Joseph and dies in childbirth with Benjamin. Rachel is remembered as compassionate (she is said to still weep for her children), and infertile women often invoke Rachel as a kind of intercessor and visit her tomb on the road to Bethlehem. v’LeahThe third of the Jewish matriarchs, Lead is the eldest of Lavan's daughters and one of the wives of Jacob. She is the daughter whom Lavan tricks Jacob into marrying instead of his younger daughter Rachel, whom Jacob has requested to marry. Leah is mother to six of the the twelve tribes and to one daughter, Dinah. u MiryamMiriam is the sister of Moses and Aaron. As Moses' and Aaron's sister she, according to midrash, prophesies Moses' role and helps secure it by watching over the young baby, seeing to it that Pharaoh's daughter takes him and that the baby is returned to his mother for nursing. During the Israelites' trek through the desert, a magical well given on her behalf travels with the Israelites, providing water, healing, and sustenance. han’viah, v’Avigayil v’Ester bat Avichayil hu y’vareich et ha na’arah haimah hazot vayikare shmah b’Yisrael _________ bat_________ v’ __________
B’mazalGood fortune, luck, and the Hebrew sign of the Zodiac. tov uvisha’at brachaA blessing. Vigadlah bivriut shalom umnuchah l’torahThe Five Books of Moses, and the foundation of all of Jewish life and lore. The Torah is considered the heart and soul of the Jewish people, and study of the Torah is a high mitzvah. The Torah itself a scroll that is hand lettered on parchment, elaborately dressed and decorated, and stored in a decorative ark. It is chanted aloud on Mondays, Thursdays, and Shabbat, according to a yearly cycle. Sometimes "Torah" is used as a colloquial term for Jewish learning and narrative in general. ul’chupah ul’ma’asim tovimLit. Good deeds. The traditional prayer for a newborn infant at his or her brit milah or baby naming concludes, "May s/he grow to Torah, to Chuppah, and to ma'asim tovim.". V’yzakeh et aviha v’et imah lirot b’simchatah b’vanim uvanot, osher v’chavod dshenim v’ra’ananim yinuvun b’seyvah v’khen y’hi ratzon v’nomar amen.
מי שברכה אמותינו שרה רבקה רחל ולאה ומרים הנביאה ואביגיל ואסתר בת אביחיל היא תברך את הנערה הזאת ויקרא שמה בישראל __________ בת _____________ ו_____________ במזל טוב ובשעת ברכה. ויגדלה בבריאות שלום ומנוחה לתורה לחופה ולמעשים טובים. ותזכה את אביה ואת אמה לראות בשמחתה בבנים ובנות עשר וכבוד דשנים ורעננים ינובון בשיבה וכן יהי רצון, ונאמר אמן
Mi she’barkha I’moteinu Sarah, Rivkah, Rachel v’Leah u Miryam han’viah, va’ Avigayil v’Ester bat Avichayil hee t’vareich et ha naarah ha n’imah hazot v v’yikrei sh’mah b’Yisrael _________ bat_________ v’ __________
B’mazal tov uvisha’at bracha. Vigadlah bivriut shalom umnuchah l’torah ul’hupah ul’ma’asim tovim. V’yzakeh et aviha v’et imah lirot b’simchatah b’vanim uva’noht, osher v’chavod dshenim v’ra’ananim yinuvun vsayvah v’chein y’hi ratzon v’nomar amen.
May God Who blessed our mothers
Sarah, RebeccaThe second Jewish matriarch, Isaac's wife, and mother to Jacob and Esau. Rebecca is an active parent, talking to God when she is pregnant and learning the fate of her children, then ultimately manipulating Isaac and the children to ensure Jacob's ascendancy. Her Hebrew name is Rivka., Rachel, and Leah,
MiriamMiriam is the sister of Moses and Aaron. As Moses' and Aaron's sister she, according to midrash, prophesies Moses' role and helps secure it by watching over the young baby, seeing to it that Pharaoh's daughter takes him and that the baby is returned to his mother for nursing. During the Israelites' trek through the desert, a magical well given on her behalf travels with the Israelites, providing water, healing, and sustenance. the Prophet and Avigayil
bless this beautiful little girl
and let her name be called in IsraelLit. ''the one who struggles with God.'' Israel means many things. It is first used with reference to Jacob, whose name is changed to Israel (Genesis 32:29), the one who struggles with God. Jacob's children, the Jewish people, become B'nai Israel, the children of Israel. The name also refers to the land of Israel and the State of Israel.
Daughter of ________and ____________
at this favorable moment of blessing.
May she be raised in health, peace, and tranquility
To study Torah
To stand under the chupah (if that is her choice)
To do good deeds.