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Aramaic prayer for the sanctification of God's name; often recited by mourners

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Kaddish after 'Aleinu?

The Rem"a notes that קדיש יתום should be recited after 'Aleinu (O"Ch 132:[סע׳ ?]), however it appears that most authorities require at least three pesukim to precede ק"י (per a comment Double AA once ...
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Why does chabad say “Yisbareich” instead of “yisbarach”?

Why according to the Nusach Ari (siddur "Tehilat Hashem") does it say "yisbareich" instead of "yisbarach" in Kaddish?
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Inconsistent (?) use of B'rachamav in Kaddish

This question deals with the origin of the inclusion of "b'rachamav" in the Kaddish Derabonon/Yatom, and this site gives more history on it. I noticed that the inclusion of the word "b'rachamav" ...
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Is there a prohibition to say Kaddish after a pet (an animal)?

Is there a prohibition to say kaddish for a just died pet (yes, an animal)? This is not similar to this, which asks if there is a prayer for a dying pet, my question is if there is a prohibition to ...
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Does Kaddish for a Yahrzeit follow the day or the date?

Assuming a community where all who are eligible to say kaddish say it together: The anniversary of a relative's passing is on the 16th of Av which happens to fall out on Shabbat, which begins at 7:59....
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What is the connection between “sword and … bow” (Genesis 48:22) with “prayer and … supplication” (as rendered by Onkelos)?

What is the connection between "sword and ... bow" (Genesis 48:22) with "prayer and ... supplication" (as rendered by Onkelos)? Verse: וַאֲנִי נָתַתִּי לְךָ שְׁכֶם אַחַד עַל אַחֶיךָ אֲשֶׁר ...
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Why isn't there kaddish derabanan after the “sermon”?

The related question discusses what kind of learning is needed to bring forth a kaddish derabanan. In many minyanim, some learning (or a two-minute quick drash by someone) is undertaken between mincha ...
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Saying kaddish for someone without living relatives

Does someone saying kaddish for someone without any living relatives take on the "chiyuv" of being chazzan at every minyan as well? (not asking about if it's a chiyuv or minhag, just if it retains its ...
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Kaddish deRabbanan during public prayers

As a follow-up of this interesting question, I would like to take one step back. Most say Kaddish deRabanan after the morning Korbanot (see Emden), Ein kEloheinu and Bameh Madlikin. In contrast, ...
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Why no Kaddish DeRabbanan at Minchah?

Rambam writes in Seder HaTefillah: קדיש דרבנן כל עשרה מישראל או יתר שעוסקין בתלמוד תורה שעל פה ואפילו במדרשות או בהגדות כשהן מסיימין אומר אחד מהן קדיש Kaddish DeRabbanan: Anytime ten or more ...
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I just heard that Kaddish is said for only 100 years after someone dies

I just heard that Kaddish is said for only 100 years after someone dies. Has anyone else heard this opinion and does anyone know why? This situation occurred as my grandmothers 100 yaherzeit is coming ...
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pray for recently passed away parent [closed]

I am not an observant Jew but I was confirmed and bar mitzvahed in a reform synagogue. I want to pray for my father who passed away 10 days ago. I would like to pray several times a day or more if ...
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Full Kaddish - Titkabel or Titkabal? [duplicate]

There is this line in the full kaddish: ..תתקבל צלותהון but the nikkud in my siddur read Titkabel, while in another it says Titkabal; What's the difference? Which one should be used? .
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Walking in front of someone saying kaddish

I have heard that in addition to the prohibition of passing in front of someone who is davening shemoneh esrei, it is also forbidden (or at least improper) to walk in front of someone who is saying ...
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Why is there no Kaddish after Torah reading at mincha on a fast day?

Every Torah reading is followed by half Kaddish, except for Shabbat and fast day mincha. Mishnah Berurah #4 on O.C. 292:1 says that on Shabbat and fast days we don't say Kaddish after Torah reading ...
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3 steps back at the end of Kaddish Yatom or Kaddish DeRabbanan? [duplicate]

Is their a source for the custom by some of taking 3 steps back at the end of Kaddish Yatom or Kaddish DeRabbanan?
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Saying kaddish vs. Davening slower

This is the flip side of this question. Related to this. If someone has an obligation to say kaddish yatom (in this hypothetical, he is not davening for the amud and he is saying ma'ariv) should he ...
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Location of kaddish titkabel during shacharit

Why is the kaddish titkabel after shacharit on a regular weekday (or indeed any day without musaf e.g. Chanukah), deferred until after (keriat hatorah) ashrei and uva letzion? One may have expected ...
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Why Amen after Yisgadal [duplicate]

Why do we answer "amen" after saying the words "Yisgadal veYiskadash shmei rabba"? In all translations that I've seen this is right in the middle of a statement. See here and here.. The complete ...
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What is typically done regarding mourning practices for those who have no relatives?

Simple question - who mourns or says Kaddish for those that die leaving no relatives to sit shiva or say Kaddish for them? I've seen a number of people in various shuls who say Kaddish for non-...
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Explanation on Kaddish

I was hoping someone may have come across the following P'shat, assuming my memory serves me right. Some time ago, I recall seeing an explanation on the famous words of Kaddish which begin "Yehei ...
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Pesukim Before Kaddish Tiskabal

In Western European siddurim there are two pesukim before Kaddish Tiskabal. One from במדבר and one from תהלים. They are present in the Rödelheim/Sfas Emes, the Seligman Baer (page 150 in the pdf), and ...
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Chazan waiting for individual with yahrtzeit

If there are 10 individuals finished maariv shmone esrei, should/must the chazan wait for the mourner with a yahrtzeit to finish davening? (Assuming there is no particular rule for the shul) Is there ...
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Difference in structure between Maariv Motzaei Shabbos vs. Purim and Tisha Beav

This question is for Nusach Artscroll Ashkenaz, and anyone else who follows the same sequence. I believe this includes the Ezras Torah luach. On Motzaei Shabbos, Purim, and Tisha Beav, Maariv gets (...
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kaddish of a siyum on shabbos?

I heard once that the special kaddish recited after a siyum is replaced by a regular kaddish dirabbanan when the siyum takes place on Shabbos. Is this correct or perhaps just a minhag of some? Is ...
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Taking three steps back after every Kaddish

The reasons for taking three steps back and bowing in different directions after one's personal Shemoneh Esreh and for the Chazan towards the end of Kaddish Tiskabbel are provided by poskim (see ...
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Kaddish Shalem when there was no Tefilah BeTzibur

If there was less than a minyan during the Amida and the participants continued on then the 10th comes in when they are ready for Kaddish Shalem. Do they say Kaddish Shalem at that point? Or do we say ...
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For how long is Kaddish recited following the passing of a parent (for Sephardim/Mizrahim)?

According to AskMoses, The prevalent Sephardic custom, based on the teachings of the holy Arizal, is to recite the kaddish for 12 months minus one week. Just wondering where this is brought down? Can'...
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Mourners Kaddish

Is it permissible to keep a photograph of the deceased when saying Kaddish? I have Yahrtzeit for my father this week and thought it would help me to focus connect with him more than just keeping him ...
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Extended Kaddish for a Non-Shomer Shabbos Jew

This website says that if one is saying Kaddish for someone who was not shomer Shabbos, one should continue to say Kaddish for 12 months instead of 11. What is the source for this practice?
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Is there a kaddish sheet with the differences in nusach highlighted?

Sometimes we have a case of Saying kaddish when davening in a minyan that isn't your nusach. Very often in fact, i'll hear up to 3 nuschaot of kaddish being recited at once. In cases like this, ...
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What is the minimum number of people required to answer the Kaddish?

I am excerpting from this MY answer: The Kaf Hachaim 55:31 cites this and the Ben Ish Chai but he ends off saying it seems that two are necessary (because "d'imru amein" is plural). Questions: ...
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Can one talk during Kaddish when he is not part of the Minyan?

One is not supposed to talk during Kaddish. See Mishna Berurah below Siman 56. Does this apply to someone who is not Davening in the particular Minyan where the Kaddish is being said, but happens to ...
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Missing minyan on yahrtzeit l'chatchila

Is it mutar (l'chatchila, not shaas hadechak) to not go to minyan on yahrtzeit, and have someone say kaddish on your behalf? (Not to be lazy, but a valuable opportunity presents itself that would not ...
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What are the minimum amount of tehillim (psalms) one must recite before concluding with kaddish?

For example many on shabbbos mevarchim recite all of tehillim and when someone finishes a book kaddish kaddish is recited. Does it need to be a whole book for kaddish to be said or is there another ...
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am I permitted to accept money to say Kaddish for a stranger?

Maharik (Responsa, no. 30 (44 in some editions)) rules that you may say kaddish for a non-relative because the prayer is meaningful regardless of whom recites it. The question is can I accept ...
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Nusach Edot Hamizrach - Chetzi Kaddish

I've recently been davening mincha and arvit at a nusach Edot Hamizrach minyan. I'm intrigued because everyone saying Kaddash Yatom also says a chetzi kaddish after Aleinu. I've never heard of this ...
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Is there a preference for a grandson or for another person to say kaddish if the son is indisposed

Is there a preference for a grandson or for another person to say kaddish if the son is indisposed? I am asking this generally, although I was motivated by the following scenario: I have yahrzeit ...
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Answering Kaddish without a minyan

When the ba'al tefilah mistakenly believes there to be a valid minyan while you know there isn't (counting someone who is not yet converted or underage, for instance) and they have already started ...
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Why extra phrases in the full kaddish in the Artscroll siddur?

The Artscroll siddur has 3 one line congregational responses after parts of the tiskabel kaddish (e.g., kabayl brachamim uv'ratzon es tefilasanu). The siddur says these lines are said by the ...
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Amen Yehei Shemei Rabba and Kedushah

I have heard that it is a greater merit to respond to Amen Yehei Shmei Rabba than to respond to Kedushah. Can someone please clarify this and provide sources?
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Mourners' Kaddish, when Everybody is a Mourner [duplicate]

In the circumstance that a minyan is comprised of people who all share an obligation to recite the kaddish, how is it said? Do they recite it in unison, skipping the amen at the conclusion of the ...
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Was Kaddish ever said in Hebrew?

The Kaddish that we say is in Aramaic. However the Talmud (Brachos 3a) quotes an excerpt from Kaddish in Hebrew: בשעה שישראל נכנסין לבתי כנסיות ולבתי מדרשות ועונין יהא שמיה* הגדול מבורך (*The ...
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When is the last day one says Kaddish in a leap year? [duplicate]

My mother passed away on 24 Shevat 5776. There were 2 months of Adar in that year so when is the last day I say Kaddish?
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Why Tiskabel after Hallel on Rosh Hodesh and not other weekdays of Hanukka?

Why do we say a Tiskabel kaddish after Hallel on Rosh Hodesh and only a half-kaddish after Hallel on the other weekdays of Hanukka? What is the general principle and rationale?
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Should you answer Kadish s'fayka?

If someone is making a minyan which you beleive doesn't have the required ten people, he says that guy will answer but you see that he most likely will not, and all together you highly doubt whether ...
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Kaddish over skype [duplicate]

If there's a situation where one must recite Kaddish, as for example following the death of a close relative, but said person does not have a minyan or synagogue nearby. Can a virtual skype minyan in ...
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When does kaddish for a parent end in a leap year? [duplicate]

A parent died on the second of Cheshvan 5776 which is a leap year. When does kaddish end, 11 months later or one month before a full year?
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Titkabbel vs. Titkabbal

In קדיש תתקבל, most Ashkenazi siddurim I've seen say "תִּתְקַבַּל." ArtScroll, however, has "תִּתְקַבֵּל." Why did this difference arise?
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Is there such a thing as Kaddish Talmidim?

Has anyone heard of a Kaddish said for teachers and students? I have heard it called "Kaddish Talmidim" but find nothing online at all.