- Prayer of mourning; prayer separating parts of the service; lit. "sanctification"
- All those who are saying kaddish, please stand.
Languages of Origin
Textual Hebrew, Aramaic
Who Uses This
Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).
The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).
Kaddish Shalem (קדיש שלם, full Kaddish); Chatzi Kaddish (חצי קדיש, half Kaddish). The Kaddish is in Aramaic except the last line that is in Hebrew
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