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Meaning of Yizkor*

Yiz•kor

Pronunciation: (Seph.yēz-kôr' Ashk. yis'k&schwar, yiz'- Eng. yis'k&schwar), [key]
— n. Hebrew.
  1. the Jewish service for commemorating the dead, held on Yom Kippur, Shemini Atzereth, the second day of Shavuoth, and the last day of Passover.
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