Getting together for the end of Shabbat? Bring a new special meaning to Havdallah with this special and different way to commemorate your event. These also make great additions to thank you cards for a wedding or bar/bat mitzvah.
Havdallah cards are a nice way to celebrate – they are useful and fun for the kids. They can come either in the basic card style, as a double sided sheet card or as a folded tent card with Havdallah itself on the inside.
Click on the images below to see sample Havdallah cards.
As an additional option, Havdallah cards can come with a small bag of besamim attached – you’ll never need to worry about the kids accidentally dropping it and the small cloves spilling all over the floor!
Sizes and Styles
All Havdallah Cards can be made in either a water resistant paper card or in a more resiliant plastic. The styles for Havdallah Cards depend highly on the Nussach, since the Ashkenazi version of Havdallah is short by comparison to the Sephardi version.
Ashkenazi (Ashkenaz /Sepharad)
Standard Havdallah Cards come in two basic styles and three sizes:
- Basic Card Style – a double sided sheet card
- Small – 3.5″ x 4″
- Medium – 4.4″ x 5″
- Large – 5.25″ x 6″
- Tent Style Folded Card – this card can stand up with a photo or decorative cover and Havdallah on the inside
- Small – 2″ x 3.5″
- Medium – 2.5″ x 4.4″
- Large – 3″ x 5.25″
Sephardi (Eidot Hamizrach)
Standard Havdallah Cards come in a basic bi-fold card style with two sizes:
- Bi-Fold Card Style Havdallah Cards
- Standard Print – 5″ x 7″ folded card
- Large Print – 6″ x 9″ folded card