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(perhaps from Gk., poiētēs).

A Jewish poem intended to embellish community or private prayer. Originally piyyutim (pl.) were composed as substitutes for the established liturgy. Texts of piyyutim can be ...

Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies.

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