Yizkor and Kel Maleh Rachamim
Why do we remember the souls of the departed on Yom Kippur and on other holidays? How does this remembrance benefit the souls of the deceased? Join Rabbi Dovid Fink as he explores the practical halachic elements built into the Yizkor and Kel Maleh Rachamim prayers.
Yizkor and Kel Maleh Rachamim: Yizkor and Kel Male Rahamim
Why do we say Yizkor for the deceased on Yom Kippur?
When else is it correct to say Yizkor?
And why do we say it? How does it benefit the deceased?
Hebrew sources are available through the links in both WORD format and pdf.
In class we will translate and explain these sources.
In addition to being one of Rabbi Brovender's first students, Rabbi Dovid Fink is an outstanding expertﾠand teacher of Halacha. Rabbi Fink received his Rabbinic ordination from ITRI and the Mir and was awarded his Ph.D in Semitic Languages and Linguistics from Yale University. Rav Fink has taught thousands of students from all over the world for over 35 years.