Definition of Kol nidre
1. Noun. The opening prayer on the eve of Yom Kippur.
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Literary usage of Kol nidre
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Standard Book of Jewish Verse by Joseph Friedlander, George Alexander Kohut (1917)
"No other song is half so rich, And none may ever so bewitch Like thee—For magic is thy spell O hymn of Israel. kol nidre M. OSIAS. ..."
2. The Reform Movement in Judaism by David Philipson (1907)
"As early as the fifteenth century Isaac ben Sheshet wrote to another rabbi to make the attempt to abolish the kol nidre, saying, that if he were to do this ..."
3. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1910)
"The service is opened by the formula kol nidre which runs as follows: " All ... kol nidre is first mentioned in the time of the Geonim (589-1034 AD) It was ..."
4. Annual Convention by Central Conference of American Rabbis (1891)
"And the question is can we maintain this prayer-book to be written with a view to preserve the old songs? The Kol-Nidre has been retained in the ..."
5. Ascension Or Never-Ever Land!: Blue Beam Flight School by Gyeorgos Ceres Hatonn (1994)
"For more on the kol nidre see that journal. The present wording of the “Kol Nidre” (All Vows) prayer dates from the 11th Century. It seems difficult to say ..."
6. Ring Around the Rosie . . . ! by Gyeorgos Ceres Hatonn (1995)
"I will however now offer the actual kol nidre for your refreshment!] kol nidre In Volume Vifi of the Jewish Encyclopedia on page 539 found in the Library of ..."
7. The Iron Trap Around America by Gyeorgos Ceres Hatonn (1993)
"kol nidre “VOW OF ALL VOWS” The day of atonement and the FIRST RITUAL OF THE JEWISH TALMUDIST HOLY DAYS has come and with fervent prayer and attitude the ..."