Used with permission from Behrman House.
The Mourner’s Kaddish, which expresses the hope that God’s name be sanctified in the world, is traditionally recited by the children of the deceased for eleven months following a death. The Kaddish is recited annually on the anniversary of the death, as well.
Click here to listen to the Mourner’s Kaddish by pressing on the individual Hebrew words.
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Pronounced: KAH-dish, Origin: Hebrew, usually referring to the Mourner’s Kaddish, the Jewish prayer recited in memory of the dead.