Ki ein banu ma'asim.
Aseh imanu tzedakah vachesed,
OUR FATHER, OUR KING
Our Father, Our King
Be gracious and answer our prayers
For we have little to commend us
Deal kindly and gently with us
And save our people.
|The song is the last verse of the Avinu Malkeinu prayer which is recited daily from Rosh Hashanah to Yom Kippur during the Ten Days of Repentance.|
On Jewish New Year - Rosh Hashanah - it is sung as part of the Shacharit (morning) service.
On the Day of Atonement - Yom Kippur - it's recited in the Shacharit (morning) service and at Neila, the closing service.
This prayer is omitted if Yom Kippur falls on the Sabbath.
|Traditional Ashkenazi version as sung in synagogue|
|About the prayer|
|Prayer on Rosh Hashanah & Yom Kippur|
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