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Maḥzor Vitry

Maḥzor Vitry. Jewish halakhic-liturgical book. The Maḥzor Vitry was composed by Simḥah ben Samuel of Vitry, a pupil of Rashi, in the late 11th cent. CE. The book gives the halakhic rulings of the liturgy for the annual cycle of weekdays, Sabbaths, and Festivals.

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Maḥzor

Maḥzor (Heb., ‘cycle’). Jewish festival prayer book. The term maḥzor distinguishes between the prayer book for festivals as opposed to the siddur, which is the daily prayer book.

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