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Avinu Malkeinu

Saturday, August 1st, 2009 10:20 am by admin
A-VI-nu Mal-KEI-nu means Our Father Our King. This is the name of one of the most well known High Holiday prayers. It includes 44 requests for Yah’s blessings and compassion. Notably, this prayer brings out two aspects of God: the loving and compassionate parent and the stern ruler who establishes and enforces rules.

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Posted in Hebrew Vocabulary, Holidays, Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur