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During mincha on Shabas, many people say psalms 111 and 112. I've seen them posted on the walls of some synagogues, in fact; one such copy that I've seen has the word "hal'lu[k]ah" appended to the end of 112. I've also heard people say the psalms with that word appended to the end of 112. Does anyone know of a source for adding this word, or a reason for doing so?

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Pesachim 117a and it is confirmed by manuscript evidence. So I can think of reasons not to append the word :) –  Double AA Jul 7 '13 at 7:33
    
Any idea in which communities/traditions this custom might be found? –  Double AA Jul 7 '13 at 9:08
    
@DoubleAA, re "which communities/traditions": not really. In general AFAICT the psalms are said in nusach S'farad I think, which generally (but not exactly) corresponds to chasidim. More specific than that I can't get. (And I'm not even sure the psalms are specific to nusach S'farad, which is why I didn't use that tag.) –  msh210 Jul 7 '13 at 15:08
    
Sefardim say 111 after Kadish Titkabal before Kadish Yatom. I've never seen 112 though. –  Hacham Gabriel Jul 8 '13 at 23:11
    
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