Yizkor at Home

Our local synagogue is closed because of the coronavirus. How can I say yizkor this year in memory of my father?

The Aish Rabbi Replies:

I’m sorry for the upsetting situation. But in truth, technically Yizkor can be said privately. Whenever it is difficult to attend a synagogue, it is fine to say it at home. In a year like this, when we pray with proper concentration at home, it is considered as if we have prayed with a congregation.

May your father’s soul have an elevation and may this entire situation pass quickly.

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