How to Say El Maleh Rahamim

This prayer asking God to grant rest to departed souls is often recited at funerals.

El Maleh Rahamim is a prayer for those who have died. It is traditionally chanted mournfully at funeral services and during the recitation of Yizkor, the memorial prayer said on major Jewish holidays.

In this video, Sarah Wolf demonstrates how to chant El Maleh Rahamim.

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