Definition of kaddish
kaddishimplay \kä-ˈdi-shim, -(ˌ)shēm\
: a Jewish prayer recited in the daily ritual of the synagogue and by mourners at public services after the death of a close relative
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Your goal is to mark them in a way that people can come to them with tears in their eyes, come to them as memorials, come to them to say the mourner’s kaddish.
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Origin and Etymology of kaddish
Aramaic qaddīsh holy
First Known Use: 1613See Words from the same year
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