Tag: Machzor | מחזור

  • Piyyut

    Piyyut

    פיוט – pl. piyyutim – Hebrew, and occasionally Aramaic, liturgical poetry, meaning poems added to the prayer service. Piyyutim appear especially in the machzor for the different holidays, but also to the daily siddur, especially in the earlier period of their composition. The earliest piyyutim were written in Eretz Yisrael during the Byzantine period when […]