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Yizkor

Overview page. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies.

(Heb., ‘he shall remember’).

Jewish memorial prayer. The Yizkor is said for close relatives on the last day of Passover, on the second day of Shavuʿot, on Shemini Atzeret (see...

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Yizkor

John Bowker.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies. 38 words.

(Heb., ‘he shall remember’).

Jewish memorial prayer. The Yizkor is said for close relatives on the last day of

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Yizkor

Overview page. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies.

(Heb., ‘he shall remember’).

Jewish memorial prayer. The Yizkor is said for close relatives on the last day of Passover, on the second day of Shavuʿot, on Shemini Atzeret (see...

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<b>YIZKOR</b>

Edited by Adele Berlin and Maxine Grossman.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Jewish Religion

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies. 237 words.

(; May [God] Remember), synagogue service in which prayers are offered in memory of the dead and for their

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Yizkor

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 86 words.

(Hebrew, ‘may (God) remember’) Popular name for Hazkarat Neshamot (‘memorial of the souls’), taken from the opening of its first

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yizkor book

Edited by Michael F. Suarez and H. R. Woudhuysen.

in The Oxford Companion to the Book

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 5 words.

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Memorial Prayers

Louis Jacobs.

in A Concise Companion to the Jewish Religion

January 1999; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies. 268 words.

The main prayer for the dead is known as Yizkor (‘May He remember the soul of …’). Memorial prayers originated

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memorial book

in The Oxford Companion to the Book

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 260 words.

A book commemorating a person, community, or traumatic event. In the 20th century, it is identified with yizkor books

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Ashkavah

Overview page. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies.

(; Laying to Rest), Sephardi term for the prayer for the dead, also called Hashkavah, corresponding to the Ashkenazi Yizkor. It is said on the Sabbath, festivals, and Mondays and ...

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memorial book

Overview page. Subjects: Bibliography.

A book commemorating a person, community, or traumatic event. In the 20th century, it is identified with yizkor books produced by Jewish Holocaust survivors, as well as the proliferation of...

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Memorial Prayers

Overview page. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies.

The main prayer for the dead is known as Yizkor (‘May He remember the soul of …’). Memorial prayers originated in Germany in the form of martyrologies (see MARTYRDOM) for victims of the...

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Ödön Partos

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(b Budapest, 1907; d Tel Aviv, 1977).

Hung.‐Israeli composer and violist. Worked in Berlin 1928–33, Budapest, 1933–6. Settled in Palestine 1938 as prin. violist in Palestine SO...

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Re-inventing “Isaac” as a Military Hero

in Glory and Agony

September 2010; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 13765 words.

This chapter examines the curious presence of martyrological tropes in Zvi Shatz's fictional rendering of the 1918 controversy over the Jewish Legion by situating it in the debate...

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(Holocaust) Memorial Books

Rosemary Horowitz.

in Jewish Studies

P ublished online January 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies. 5277 words.

From the Russian civil wars through the Nazi years, the Jews of Eastern Europe were targets of ongoing violence. One response by some to their extreme personal and communal losses was to...

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