- The additional service added to the morning services on the Sabbath and holidays.
- "Avram is leading shacharis, and Jesse is leading mussaf."
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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).
Dictionary of Jewish Usage: A Popular Guide to the Use of Jewish Terms, by Sol Steinmetz (Lanham, MD, 2005).
Musaf is seen as replacing the additional sacrificial offerings that were made in the Temple on Sabbaths and holidays.
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