p'sukei d'zimra, pesukei dezimrah
- the first part of morning services, after the morning blessings mostly comprised of Psalms [lit. "verses of praise"]
- "Were you late for shul?" "Not really, I got there during Psukei d'Zimrah."
Languages of Origin
פסוקי דזמרה 'lit. verses of song'
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 Shabbes one is about twice as long
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