Adon Olam n. (ah-DOAN -) Literally, “ of the world” or “eternal Lord.” One of the songs traditionally to end Shabbat and holiday morning services. Sung by the entire together in Hebrew, the words to “Adon Olam” date from the . The praises , “who rules everything and will exist long after the world.” There are many different melodies for the song, some ancient, some modern.

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Eisenberg, J., Scolnic, E., & Publication Society. (2001). The JPS dictionary of Jewish words. Over 1000 entries for Jewish and life-cycle events, culture, , the and other sacred texts, and worship. Each entry has a guide and is cross-referenced to related terms.; “A JPS desk reference”–cover. (2). , : Jewish Publication Society.

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