Kaddish is a prayer that praises G-d, and concludes with a plea for universal peace. It is said for the first year of mourning, in a synagogue, with a quorum. Recognizing G-d’s infinite kindness at this sensitive crossroad is a powerful affirmation of faith. It is a source of great merit for the deceased, and helps alleviate your pain while grieving.

Why should I recite Kaddish?

Kaddish transforms your sense of loss and helplessness into ongoing connection and meaning. At the same time, it adds purpose and substance to the memory of the deceased. Jewish belief also maintains that the deceased is comforted with the knowledge that others are carrying on the eternal flame of Jewish tradition. Brochures.When Kaddish is said for your loved one, you are connecting – to G-d, to yourself, and to the deceased.

Can someone say Kaddish for me?

It is best if you can say Kaddish yourself. However, if you are unable to or uncertain if you can recite Kaddish regularly, you can still affirm your faith and love by having Kaddish said in your place.

If you like to arrange for someone else to say Kaddish, please click here.