Kaddish


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Kaddish

a prayer said for a close relative. [Judaism: Jobes, II, 901]
See: Grief
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And, as Armstrong adds, he adopted a similar light-fingered approach when it came to naming the 13-minute piece, the title being a direct lift from an early Allen short story called No Kaddish For Weinstein (Kaddish is a Hebrew prayer).
The Kaddish is a prayer that every devote Jew recites as part of mourning the loss of a loved one.
Essentially," Obama will remind Netanyahu and Barak, "you yourselves say that if you don't get out of the territories, we'll have to say Kaddish for the Zionist entity.
Often, those wishing to say kaddish [prayer recited for the dead] annually for relatives who died in the gas chambers do not know a date of a family member's death and can only recite the kaddish on occasions of communal memorial .
For me, as a reader of poetry, such a list calls to mind not only other lists and litanies in the service--"Yitgadal v'yitkadash" and so on in the Kaddish, for example--but also the magical way that catalogs work in poets like Whitman.
According to Temple Bnai Shalom's Rabbi Amy Perlin, "when a woman tells me that she had listened to a podcast while walking on a beach to sort out her life, when a 'new Jew' is able to learn the service by listening to Friday's podcast, when a Jew becomes comfortable reciting the Kaddish that way, or when a man hears the ' Mishebeirach' (prayer) with the voices of fellow congregants before surgery or during chemotherapy, we are meeting needs beyond our walls and touching hearts and lives.
Finally translated into English, Fiasco joins its companion novels, Fatelessness and Kaddish for an Unborn Child, in the trilogy that won Kertesz the Nobel Prize in Literature.
EM Broner was the author of 10 books, including The Women's Haggadah, Weave Of Women and Mourning: A Kaddish Journal.
When Dad couldn't make it to the synagogue, he would call me beforehand, and I would seek out a temple in town and say the Kaddish in his stead.
The ceremony of opening the Memorial Center ended with the reading of the declaration of peace and tolerance and inter-religious respect adopted at the religious leader's forum and with the Jewish prayer for the dead Kaddish and El Rachamim.
As my title implies, with its juxtaposition of the Jewish-American religious icons of Manishevitz wine and the kaddish, the traditional Jewish prayer often said in mourning, with the Eastern traditions of sake, Japanese rice wine, and sutras, Hindu and later Buddhist metaphysical or religious aphoristic verses, I read Allen Ginsberg as a profoundly transnational and spiritually syncretistic poet.
Shabbat services at Havana's Patronato synagogue, mojitos at the famous Hotel Nacional and kaddish at the Jewish cemetery in Guanabacoa--all of this and more will be crammed into the Jewish Federation of Greater New Haven's five-day, first-ever humanitarian mission to Cuba early next year.