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As we mourn

As we mourn

mourners-kaddish

Exalted and hallowed be God’s great name
in the world which God created, according to plan.
May God’s majesty be revealed in the days of our lifetime
and the life of all Israel — speedily, imminently, to which we say Amen.

Blessed be God’s great name to all eternity.

Blessed, praised, honored, exalted, extolled, glorified, adored, and lauded
be the name of the Holy Blessed One, beyond all earthly words and songs of blessing,
praise, and comfort. To which we say Amen.

May there be abundant peace from heaven, and life, for us and all Israel,
to which we say Amen.

May the One who creates harmony on high, bring peace to us and to all Israel.
To which we say Amen.

The traditional Hebrew mourner’s kaddish from Judaism. Following the lead of the British Liberal Jewish movement, some Reform congregations replace May the One who creates harmony on high, bring peace to us and to all Israel, To which we say Amen with May the One who creates harmony on high, bring peace to us and to all Israel, and all who dwell on earth; and let us say: Amen.

The photo is from lifeswonders.tumblr.com

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