Yizkor

Pronounced: YIZZ-kur, Origin: Hebrew, literally “May God remember,” Yizkor is a prayer service in memory of the dead, which is held on Yom Kippur and on the last day of each of the three festivals, Passover, Shavuot and Shemini Atzeret.

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Yizkor: The Jewish Memorial Service

Yizkor is recited four times a year during holiday synagogue services.

Shemini Atzeret / Simchat Torah 101

The two holidays at the conclusion of Sukkot.