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al het  (Hebrew, 'For the sin')

Opening words of a confession of sin. It is recited on Yom Kippur.


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Reprinted with permission from A Concise Encyclopedia of Judaism,
by Dan Cohn-Sherbok
.© Oneworld Publications.