Definition of Kaddish

1. Noun. A Jewish prayer recited during services, and when mourning the death of a close relative. ¹



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Definition of Kaddish

1. a Jewish prayer [n -DISHES or -DISHIM]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kaddish

kacchas
kacemic acid
kacha
kachahri
kachahris
kachcha
kacheri
kacheris
kachi-koshi
kachina
kachinas
kack-handed
kadaitcha
kadder
kadders
kaddish (current term)
kaddishes
kaddishim
kade
kades
kadi
kadies
kadis
kadkhoda
kadkhodas
kady
kadyrelite
kadyrelites
kae
kaed

Literary usage of Kaddish

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1. A Short Survey of the Literature of Rabbinical and Mediæval Judaism by William Oscar Emil Oesterley, George Herbert Box (1920)
"X kaddish kaddish means " Sanctification"; it was in its origin a doxology uttered by a teacher at the close of his discourse, and had nothing to do with ..."

2. The Jewish Religion by Michael Friedländer (1891)
"In the second part of the kaddish we pray for the Messianic peace, ... Formerly the kaddish concluded the Service ; at present it is recited at the end of ..."

3. Aspects of Jewish Life and Thought (The Letters of Benammi) by Benammi (1922)
"SAYING kaddish IT is a custom among Jews for the sons to recite a special prayer, called kaddish, during the eleven months following the death of either ..."

4. Year Book of the Central Conference of American Rabbis by Central Conference of American Rabbis (1914)
"The question was whether the kaddish must always be recited standing, ... Since I had in my report last year treated of the kaddish at some length, ..."

5. Annual Convention by Central Conference of American Rabbis (1914)
"The question waa whether the kaddish must always be recited standing, ... Since I had in my report last year treated of the kaddish at some length, ..."

6. The Women of Turkey and Their Folk-lore by Lucy Mary Jane Garnett, John S. Stuart-Glennie (1891)
"... in order that they may perform for them the kaddish prayer, and light a taper on the anniversary of their death. For the majority, however, ..."

7. Jewish Services in Synagogue and Home by Lewis Naphtali Dembitz (1898)
"CHAPTER V RESPONSES—THE kaddish IT is the custom now, and was such in the earliest time in which the "benediction" made a part of the service, ..."

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