Prayer sheet for a memorial service at Beth Israel Congregation in Washington, Pa. Includes poem titled "Elijah," words to Psalm 121 in Hebrew and English, and a traditional blessing for mourners known as "Hamakom yenachem" presented in Hebrew, transliterated Hebrew, and English.
Beth Israel Congregation in Washington, Pa. held a memorial service for the victims of the October 27 attack on the first Friday night after it occurred. The service three readings: a poem titled "Elijah," words to Psalm 121, and a traditional blessing for mourners known as "Hamakom yenachem."
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