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11. ‏נִרְצָה‎

The Final Benediction

The cups are filled for the fourth time.

The leader lifts the cup of wine and reads:

THE FESTIVE service is completed. With songs of praise, we have lifted up the cups symbolizing the divine promises of salvation, and have called upon the name of God. As we offer the benediction over the fourth cup, let us again lift our souls to God in faith and in hope. May He who broke Pharaoh's yoke for ever shatter all fetters of oppression, and hasten the day when swords shall, at last, be broken and wars ended. Soon may He cause the glad tidings of redemption to be heard in all lands, so that mankind—freed from violence and from wrong, and united in an eternal covenant of brotherhood—may celebrate the universal Passover in the name of our God of freedom.

All read in unison:

May God bless the whole house of Israel with freedom, and keep us safe from danger everywhere. Amen.

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May God cause the light of His countenance to shine upon all men, and dispel the darkness of ignorance and of prejudice. May He be gracious unto us.


May God lift up His countenance upon our country and render it a true home of liberty and a bulwark of justice. And may He grant peace unto all mankind.


‏בָּרוּךְ אַתָּה יְיָ אֱלֹהֵֽינוּ מֶֽלֶךְ הָֽעוֹלָֽם בּוֹרֵא פְּרִי הַגָּֽפָּן׃‎


Praised art Thou, O Lord our God, King of the universe, who createst the fruit of the vine.

Drink the fourth cup of wine.

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