ʿAl Het (Heb., ‘for the sin’). First words of a Jewish prayer of confession recited on Yom Kippur. ʿAl het consists of an alphabetical list of sins expressed in the first person plural. Each section concludes with the words, ‘and for all these God of forgiveness, forgive us, pardon us, grant us atonement’.
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