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The magic of Kol Nidre

a Yom Kippur story

by Bruce H. Siegel

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Published by Kar-Ben Copies in Rockville, MD .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kol nidrei -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Kol nidrei.,
  • Yom Kippur -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Yom Kippur.

  • About the Edition

    The magic of the Kol nidre prayer, central to the Yom Kippur service, is explored from the viewpoint of three generations.

    Edition Notes

    StatementBruce H. Siegel ; illustrations by Shelly O. Haas.
    ContributionsHaas, Shelly O., ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM670.K6 S5548 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL673231M
    ISBN 101580130038, 158013002X
    LC Control Number97019314

    Download The Magic full book in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format, get it for read on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. The Magic full free pdf booksMissing: Kol Nidre. Kol Nidre has dug a trench for itself deep in the heart of the Jewish people. It seems as if to try to undermine it is to undermine the life of the whole people We must unearth Kol Nidre and fling the foul corpse over the rim of the earth, if we are ever to get rid of Judaism.

    Reading and Background Those wishing to read more about Kol Nidre may wish to consult Rabbi Eric Solomon, “Examining the Mystery of Kol Nidre,” “Sounds of Kol Nidre: A Conversation with Marsha Bryan Edelman,” and especially the essay collection All these Vows: Kol Nidre, ed. Lawrence A. Hoffman (Jewish Lights Publishing, ). Ari Kelman examines the history of recordings of Kol Nidre. - For Hanukkah books, please see my Hanukkah Children's Books board.. See more ideas about Jewish holidays, Childrens books, Books pins.

    Leading to this Day of Atonement is Kol Nidre, which is a service and a prayer. All vows, all words spoken against righteousness, are repented. Composer Max Bruch was a Protestant in s Berlin, but knew the city’s cantor-in-chief, Abraham Lichtenstein. Bruch learned the Kol Nidre melody and others from the Lichtenstein family. Kol Nidrei. On the eve of Yom Kippur while there is still daylight, Jews congregate all across the globe wearing white. They don their tallitot (prayer shawls) and Kol Nidrei is chanted with a sense of emotional anticipation and a centuries-old feverishly moving melody.


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The magic of Kol Nidre by Bruce H. Siegel Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Magic of Kol Nidre: A Story for Yom Kippur Paperback – September 1, by Bruce H. Siegel (Author)5/5(3). A child tells of going to Kol Nidre service for the first time with his grandfather, who speaks of the ancient prayer's magic.

This most solemn prayer of the year is sung three times--asking forgiveness for promises made to God which could not be kept during the preceeding year.5/5.

The magic of Kol Nidre: a Yom Kippur story. [Bruce H Siegel; Shelly O Haas] -- The magic of the Kol nidre prayer, central to the Yom Kippur service, is. The Magic of Kol Nidre: A Story for Yom Kippur by Siegel, Bruce H. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The stunning watercolored pages really add to the magic of this book.

It is all about the Kol Nidre – the initial prayer of the evening Yom Kippur service. It offers several possible explanations as to why the prayer is repeated three time. Kol Nidre is the topic of the new book "All These Vows: Kol Nidre" (Jewish Lights, pages, $25).

Edited by Rabbi Lawrence A. Hoffman, professor of liturgy at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, in New York, the volume contains more than 35 essays about the prayer by a wide range of scholars, artists and religious leaders. Kol Nidrei harbors memory of all this. Its melody persists, insists, Commands; And summons our acknowledgment of time.

What we recall of others past, And what we vow to leave behind For others still to come, who will remember us. We kindle this memorial light For those we loved, and those we lost, For all we miss from the year now gone. The Kol Nidre says, "All vows, obligations, oaths, and anathemas [curses]which we may vow, or swear, or pledge, or whereby we may be bound, from this Day of Atonement until the nextwe do repent.

May they be deemed absolved, forgiven, annulled, and void, and made of no effect: they shall not bind us nor have any power over us. kol nidrei. All vows, וֶאֱסָרֵי. veh-essaray. and things we have made forbidden on ourselves, וּשְׁבוּעֵי.

u-sh’vooh-ay. and oaths, וַחֲרָמֵי. vacharamay. and items we have consecrated to the Temple, וְקוֹנָמֵי. vih-konamay. and vows issued with the expression “konum,” וְכִנּוּיֵי.

vih. Jewish Practice Jewish Holidays High Holidays Yom Kippur Guide On Yom Kippur Services at a Glance Text of Kol Nidrei Prayer Text of Kol Nidrei Prayer Text courtesy of the Kehot Publication Society 's Annoted Machzor for the High Holidays.

On the Eve of Yom Kippur it captures the imagination of millions of Jews all over the world. The fact that the Eve of Yom Kippur, the holiest day in the Jewish calendar, is referred to as “ Kol Nidre,” indicates its great significance.

Kol Nidre / ˈ k ɔː l n ɪ ˈ d r eɪ / (also known as Kol Nidrey or Kol Nidrei) (Aramaic: כָּל נִדְרֵי) is an Aramaic declaration recited in the synagogue before the beginning of the evening service on every Yom ly speaking, it is not a prayer, although commonly spoken of as if it were.

This dry legal formula and its ceremonial accompaniment have been charged with. Kol Nidre, (Aramaic: “All Vows”), a prayer sung in Jewish synagogues at the beginning of the service on the eve of Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement).

The name, derived from the opening words, also designates the melody to which the prayer is traditionally chanted. Though equally ancient versions exist in Hebrew and Aramaic, the Aramaic is generally used in the.

Leipzig Mahzor, volume 1, folio 74v, the opening of Kol Nidre. Courtesy of the University of Leipzig Library.

The two heavy columns supporting the gate rest on the backs of two fearsome dragons, their tongues meeting in the middle somewhat playfully in a graceful upside-down fleur-de-lis, thereby completing the frame surrounding the entire prayer.

The Magic of the Moment. Kol Nidre in Progressive Judaism. Bruch: Kol Nidrei ∙ hr-Sinfonieorchester ∙ Mischa Maisky ∙ Paavo Järvi - Duration: hr-Sinfonieorchester – Frankfurt Radio Symphonyviews.

50+ videos Play all Mix - KOL NIDRE - Itzhak Perlman and Cantor Yitzchak Meir Helfgot YouTube; Kol. The evening service which follows Kol Nidre consists of the Half-Kaddish, the Shema, the Amidah, the Al Chet confession of sins, and special additional prayers (piyyutim) which are said only on the night of Yom Kippur.

Many have the custom to recite the entire Book of Psalms after the evening service. Read the full text of Kol Nidre in English. They were later followed by Rambam, who shared this fear, and disregarded the piyyut in his works.

Rashi said that “Kol Nidre” only breaks forgotten vows. The text was finally approved and included in the Yom Kippur prayer book in in by rabbi Yosef Karo, author of “Shulchan Aruch”, the most widely consulted legal code in Judaism.

Kol Nidrei, Op. 47 (also known as All Vows, the meaning of the phrase in Aramaic), is a composition for cello and orchestra written by Max Bruch.: Bruch completed the work in Liverpool, England, in and published it in Berlin in It was dedicated to and premiered by Robert Hausmann, who later co-premiered Johannes Brahms's Double Concerto.

KOL NIDREI (Aram. כָּל נִדְרֵי; "All Vows"), a declaration of annulment of *vows with which the evening service of the *Day of Atonement commences.

The worshipers proclaim that all personal vows, oaths, etc., that they made unwittingly, rashly, or unknowingly (and that, consequently, cannot be fulfilled) during the year should be considered null and void.

Both Salo W. Baron and Cyrus H. Gordon believe that the geonic opposition to Kol Nidre was connected with an opposition to magic. Thus Gordon points out striking parallels between the Aramaic text of Kol Nidre and texts in the same language inscribed on magical incantation bowls which were popular in Babylonia around C.E.KOL NIDRE.

What exactly is Kol Nidre and what gives it its unique power? This is actually a very puzzling question because if you look at Kol Nidre itself, you will see, first of all, it's not.The next three votive formulae mentioned in the Ashkenazic version of the Kol Nidre prayer are qonam, kinnui, and qonas.¹ A kinnui is a formula that can be substituted for one of the original votive formulae; qonam and qonas are two of the substitutes for the vow formula qorban.

The kinnuyim are post-biblical in origin; those sanctioned by the.