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[Maḥazor, Erets Yiśreʾeli rite, Passover] : manuscript.

Standardized Title:
Maḥzor (Palestinian rite). Passover.
Other Title:
Havdalah for Passover eve after Sabbath
Prayer instruction for Passover eve
Publication:
[Orient, 12th century-14th century?]
Format/Description:
Book
1 fol. : damaged, losses at lower interior corner.
Paper 34.3 X 26 cm material applied: black ink ruling method: columns: 1 lines: 32.
Subjects:
Passover.
Passover -- Liturgy -- Texts.
Judaism -- Palestinian rite -- Liturgy -- Texts.
Prayer -- Judaism -- Early works to 1800.
Language:
Hebrew and Judeo-Arabic. Hebrew Oriental semi-cursive.
Notes:
Text breaks denoted by a punctus or sof pasuḳ, plus a space; the divine name is signified by a triangle of three dots above a ḳamats.
From an instructive Maḥazor, as the prayer texts appear in short, narrated by detailed instructions for the synagogue service. Piyyut supplements are mentioned, such as the Maʻariv [ליל אומץ [לזרע תמימים.
The fragment is from the Evening service, including the rites for Passover Eve on Sabbath, some of which are uncommon.
After the ʻAmidah, the leader is instructed וירד מן הבמה ויאמר של שבת, followed by Kiddush, where he is instructed וישתה וישקה נער, Mishnah Sabbath chapter II, to the end of the service: וילכו לבתיהם.
There is no mention of Hallel. The next paragraph is the Evening Service for Passover Eve if it is the night after Sabbath. The service starts with preliminary Psalms CV and CXXXV (only the latter appears in the common Erets Israel rite, see E. Fleischer, Tefillah u-minhage tefillah Erets-Yiśreʾeliyim, 1988, p. 167), supplementary piyyutim are mentioned. The complete text of the special Havdalah supplement in the fourth blessing of the ʻAmidah. Afterwards the leader is instructed ויעלה לבמה for the recitation of Hallel, followed by the complete text of the synagogue Havdalah.
Forms part of: Cairo Genizah Collection.
Penn Provenance:
Cairo Genizah Collection (University of Pennsylvania. Center for Advanced Judaic Studies. Library).
Cairo Genizah Collection (Dropsie College. Library).
Sulzberger.
Cited in:
Halper, no. 209
IMHM, no. F38399
Contributor:
Cairo Genizah Collection (University of Pennsylvania. Center for Advanced Judaic Studies. Library).
Contains:
Havdalah.
Contained In:
Cairo Genizah Collection
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