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  • n. Alternative form of hazzan.

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  • n. the official of a synagogue who conducts the liturgical part of the service and sings or chants the prayers intended to be performed as solos

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Examples

  • During the tour, Tucker got to know many Jewish actors in London, and took pleasure, at a Palladium benefit for the Lying-in Hospital, in singing "Bluebird, Where Are You," in her words, "as a hazan would."

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  • Widow Brown married Saul Pardo (Brown is the Anglicized version), the first known hazan in New York and a merchant, who died in 1703.

    Colonial Entrepreneurs: A Quartet of Jewish Women.

  • To that collection Gratz herself added Judaica, seeking original new works in English, works recently translated into English, as well as requesting new books and early readings of works-in-progress from knowledgeable American Jews like hazan Isaac Leeser and educator Jacob Mordecai.

    Rebecca Gratz.

  • They also sought a greater role in religious practice, demanding a female hazan and the right to be called to the Torah.

    Modern Netherlands.

  • During the tour, Tucker got to know many Jewish actors in London, and took pleasure, at a Palladium benefit for the Lying-in Hospital, in singing “Bluebird, Where Are You,” in her words, “as a hazan would.”

    Sophie Tucker.

  • Her parents settled in New York, where David Machado served as hazan of Shearith Israel, the Spanish and Portuguese synagogue.

    Rebecca Machado Phillips.

  • At the annual exercises of the Hebrew Sunday School Society in 1863, the hazan, Sabato Morais, called upon the women of the congregation to make an even greater contribution to the Union cause.

    Civil War in the United States.

  • The organ plays over a taped choir while the hazan recites L'cha Dodi to a tune from three centuries ago.

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  • Responses hazan: Tweetmeme is charging for access to the Analytics.

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  • After the sermon the _hazan_ again intoned the prayers, assisted by the fervent responses of the congregation.

    Rabbi and Priest A Story

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