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75. Regarding the texts and incipits of prayers that appear in the Talmuds, we are equally dependent on the vagaries of the medieval manuscript traditions. It is not clear how much has been altered or “contemporized” in the process of transmission; this is particularly the case with the Babylonian Talmud, which was copied more frequently. 76. ‫ השם‬and ‫ בשם‬here are euphemisms for the Tetragrammaton, the proper name of God, which was uttered by the high priest in the Temple on this occasion, the people prostrating themselves on their faces at the sound of its utterance, according to the mishnaic tradition.

Italy10 1 4, b 2 ~5, c Yemen11 4 6 (Monday and Thursday) Remove from us Your anger and Your wrath (litany): ‫תכלה ממנו אפך‬ ‫וחמתך‬ 13 Qualities of God: ‫י"ג מדות‬ 2 3 6 15 a Monday and Thursday only: Short Confessional: ‫אשמנו‬ 1 13 Qualities of God: ‫י"ג מדות‬ 2 And He is merciful: 12 ‫והוא רחום‬ 3 6 7. According to Siddur rinat Yisrael: nusahi Aškenaz (ed. ; Jerusalem: Morešet, 1976), 79–90. Aškenaz is the Hebrew term for Germany; this rite spreads from Germany eastward.

And ed. Raymond P. ; Tel Aviv: Sinai, 1968–83), 1:346–56 (English version: B. S. ; Tel Aviv: Sinai, 1978], 271–85). However, none of these incorporates the evidence from the Cairo Genizah, evidence that undercuts all of their explanations. 2. Collected in microfi lm from libraries and private collections around the world in the Institute for Microfi lmed Hebrew Manuscripts at the Jewish National and University Library, Jerusalem. 3. There is no equivalently comprehensive collection of early editions, but Judaica libraries with significant collections of rare books often have a fair sample among their holdings.

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