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They're two different sets of psalms, sad psalms in Tikkun Rachel, hopeful ones in Tikkun Leah. On regular days both are recited. On days when mourning is inappropriate, only Tikkun Leah is said. The names Rachel and Leah are used in their Kabbalistic sense, in which they refer to partzufim (faces or manifestations of God).(*) In the Kabbalists' ...

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