Kol Nidre*: Meaning and Definition of

Kol Ni•dre

Pronunciation: (Seph. Heb.kôl nē-drā'Ashk. Heb.kōl' nid'r&schwa, -rā), [key]
— Judaism. Judaism.
  1. a liturgical prayer for recitation at the beginning of the service on the eve of Yom Kippur asking that all unfulfilled vows to God be nullified and all transgressions forgiven.
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