Ani Ma’ n. (ah-NEE mah-ah-MEEN) Literally, “I believe.” These are the first words of Thirteen Principles of , the 12th of which says, I believe with complete faith in the coming of the . Even though he may tarry I will wait for him on any day that he may come.” These words have been set to music as a prayerful song of faith that is said to have been by victims of the as they went to their deaths. Today, it is often sung at the Pesach seder and at Yom ha-Shoah services.

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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. (6). , : Jewish Publication Society.

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