Avinu Malkeinu n. (ah-VEE-noo -KAY-noo) Literally, “, our King.” A High Holy Day in which is asked to “be gracious to us and answer us, even though we have not done all the good that we might have.” The words Avinu Malkeinu are repeated at the beginning of each line of the prayer. The melody is one of the most beloved of the High Holy Days.

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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. (11). , : Jewish Publication Society.

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