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Prayer To Recite When Lighting the Yahrzeit Candle

The human soul is a light from God. May it be your will that the soul of (insert name) enjoy eternal life, along with the souls of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, Sarah, Rebecca, Rachel, and Leah, and the rest of the righteous that are in Gan Eden. Amen.


Neir Adonai Nishmat Adam. Yehi Ratzon Milfanecha, Adonai Eloheinu Veilohei Avoteinu, Shetehei Nishmat (insert name) Tzerurah betzeror hachayim, im nishmot Abvraham Yitzchak ve’Ya’akov, Sarah Rivkah, Rachel VeLeah. Tehi Menutchatah kavod,  Selah.


To find out when to observe yahrzeit, you can use a calendar that converts the date of death from the Georgian calendar to the Hebrew calendar.