American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Judaism A prayer recited in the daily synagogue services and by mourners after the death of a close relative.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Jewish ritual, a form of thanksgiving and prayer, containing special reference to the approach of the kingdom of God, used at funerals, annual commemorations, etc.
- From Aramaic qaddiš, holy, sacred, from qədaš, to become holy, be sacred (so called after the first words of the prayer); see qdš in Semitic roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Thats why I dont think about religion when I workI am exactly as aware of it as, say, Kaddish is at any given moment, or as that moment demands.”
“Kaddish is the only one of the children of the Society of the Benevolent Selfa disgrace beyond measure for every Argentine Jewwho is willing to acknowledge his heritage.”
“So Kaddish is right about his sons fate, while Lillian is wrong.”
“His Kaddish is said for the child he refuses to beget in a world that permitted the existence of Auschwitz.”
“The insight, as the speaker in Kaddish uses all his persuasive power to convey and emphasize to his wife, the reader, and perhaps also himself, is that there is nothing unexplainable about Auschwitz.”
“Kaddish is the name of the Jewish prayer for their dead.”
“His Kaddish is said for the child which he refuses to beget in a world that permitted the existence of”
“When Leonard Bernstein unleashed his sprawling Third Symphony - titled "Kaddish" - on the American public in January 1964, the critics practically trampled one another to get in the first jabs.”
“Symphony no. 3/04 Sym No. 3 'Kaddish' - Kaddish 2 - Andante Con Tenerezza. flac [33MB] 07.”
“Symphony no. 3/02 Sym No. 3 'Kaddish' - Kaddish 1 - L'istesso Tempo-Allegro Molto. flac [22MB] 05.”
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