Kaddish

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Kaddish

a prayer said for a close relative. [Judaism: Jobes, II, 901]
See: Grief
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At the end of the sermon Zerubabel (18) will rise and recite the Qaddish in a voice that will be heard from one end of the world to the other, and all humanity will respond Amen.
According to a later aggadah 'legend' (Seder Elyahu Zota) Rabbi Aqiba saved the soul of a dead person from the punishment of Gehenna by getting his son to learn and recite the Qaddish.
As far as the qaddish is concerned, the version that came to be used at the burial service and at a siyyum ceremony goes beyond the simple praise of God and contains a passage of messianic character, probably originating in the early rabbinic academy.
One of the articles, the late Michael Weitzman's interpretation of the opening paragraphs of the Aramaic Qaddish prayer, deals neither with Hebrew nor medieval scholarship.