Inspiration: May the One who blesses our ancestors bless, guard, and protect [Name] and all captives among the House of Israel. Shower them with compassion, deliver them from bondage, save them from suffering, and return them speedily to their families.
בָּרוּךְ אתָּה י־ה אֱלֹהֵֽינוּ מֶֽלֶךְ הָעוֹלָם מַתִּיר אֲסוּרִים
Baruch ata Adonai, Eloheinu Melech ha’olam, matir asurim.
Blessed are You, Adonai our G-d, Ruler of the Universe, who sets free the captive.
We invite you to add a an extra Shabbat candle in honor of the hostage on this card and to bring more light to these dark times.
בָּרוּךְ אַתָּה י־ה, אֱלֹהֵינוּ מֶלֶךְ הָעוֹלָם, אֲשֶׁר קִדְּשָׁנוּ בְּמִצְוֹתָיו, וְצִוָּנוּ לְהַדְלִיק נֵר שֶׁל שַׁבָּת
Baruch atah Adonai, Eloheinu melech ha-olam, asher kid’shanu b’mitzvotav v’tzivanu, l’hadlik ner shel Shabbat.
Blessed are You, Adonai our G-d, Ruler of the Universe, who has made us holy with Your mitzvot and commanded us to light the Shabbat light.