Kadesh is a time to sanctify the moment. No matter how difficult our current moment may be, we still can mark the holiness of our time and our dignity as individuals in a community of blessings. No matter how tough times may be, we're still fortunate to be able to sit and toast each other over a glass of wine :)

Some of you, in the back or forefront of your mind, might be feeling like you do not want to compromise your immune systems by drinking 4 glasses of wine tonight :) So maybe just have a sip! Or have some orange juice, or whatever kind of immune boosting cocktail you prefer! Either way, we will now say the Kiddush blessing:

Baruch atah Adonai, Eloheinu Melech ha'olam, bo're p'ri hagafen.

haggadah Section: Kadesh