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Additions to Piyyutim on the High Holidays for the Shemitah Year, by Rabbi David Seidenberg (neohasid.org)

Two suggestions for ḥazanim (cantors) and shliḥei tsibur on the High Holidays:

1) In the piyyut, “Hayom,” add “hayom tishm’tenu ligulah” — “the day of our release” (note — the phrases come in alphabetical order) הַיוֹם תִּשְׁמְטֵנוּ לִגְאוּלָה.

2) In the piyyut that comes at the end of some amidot on YK and RH (e.g. Sepharadi minḥa Kaddish Shalem, beginning “sha`arei orah” etc.) add “sha`arei sh’mitahשַׁעֲרֵי שְׁמִיטָה.


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