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Kol Nidre

Kol Nidre

Kol Nidre Introduced

The Kol Nidre prayer is a controversial Aramaic prayer annulling vows made before God> It is sung by Jews around the at the opening of the Day of Atonement service on the eve of Yom Kippur.

Many Rabbis tried to prevent this prayer from the tradition. Although for the most part it is now accepted tradition from time to time the controversy still appears. Although it is supposed to be chanted many just read it as a personal confession.

Watch this brief video explaining this prayer.