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  • noun Plural form of yahrzeit.


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  • Short 3-hour white candles for Sabbath/holidays, 7-day candles so we have a 2-day pilot light for the stove for holidays when we can't use the electric igniter, and 24-hour candles in a small tin can, for yahrzeits commemorating the anniversary of a death.

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  • Every year we commemorate the yahrzeits anniversaries of deceased relatives.

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