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Yahrtzeit, The

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Yahrtzeit, The: (Yiddish lit., “time of year”); the anniversary of someone’s passing, observed by the recitation of Kaddish, the study of mishnayot, etc.
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The Significance of the Yahrtzeit... Feelings Associated with the Day... Calculating the Date of the Yartzeit... Some Yartzeit Customs... Being Called to the Torah... The Yahrtzeit Candle... Kaddish... Leading the Prayers... L'Chayim... Study of Mishnah.....
We may now fathom the logic for saying Kaddish once again at the close of the 12 months. The recitation of Kaddish for 11 months was for the purpose of helping the soul rise from level to level. In continuation to those ascents we say Kaddish again after ...
About the Yahrzeit... Yahrzeit Home Observances... The Yahrzeit Candle... Synagogue Yahrzeit Observances... Cemetery Yahrzeit Observances... Calculating the Date of the Yahrzeit...
There is another aspect to the customs of the Yartzeit. There is a practice to fast on a Yartzeit and especially on the Yartzeit of a Tzaddik. However, we do not find such a practice recorded in the customs of Chabad nor in Chabad books.the Tanya, Torah O...
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