Of course, they differ in text, but in terms of their meaning, they are exactly the same. In fact, these are stylistically different two versions of the same prayer.

So can Eil Molei replace Yizkor and vice versa? For example, Western Ashkenazim do not have Eil Molei.

  • Most congregations say Kel Molei by Yizkor as well
    – Chatzkel
    Jun 16, 2022 at 3:07
  • Are there communities where they read Eil Molei instead of Yizkor? @Chatzkel Jun 16, 2022 at 5:42


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