Concluding service for Yom Kippur (Traditional)1

translated into ASL by David Bar-Tzur

Partially open gates

958 (pagination follows the Birnbaum machzor)

PEOPLE THEMSELVES-lf FREQUENT YOUR TEMPLE, HAPPY THEY-lf. THEY-lf PRAISE YOUR NAME FOREVER. THEIR G-D WHO? L-RD HE. HAPPY THEY-lf. (CONTINUE PRAY SPEAK-TO-SELF.) . . .

960

I TELL-STORY++ PRAISE L-RD. (2h)#ALL PEOPLE PRAISE HIS NAME FOREVER MUST. WE PRAISE L-RD FROM-NOW-ON FOREVER. HALLELUJAH.

MESSIAH ARRIVE M-T Z-I-O-N WILL. (CONTINUE PRAY SPEAK-TO-SELF.)

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962

PEOPLE THEMSELVES-lf KNOW YOUR-G-d's NAME, TRUST YOU. IF PEOPLE REQUEST G-d-HELP, YOU G-d-REJECT-lf NEVER. PEOPLE THEY-lf FOLLOW YOU LAW, L-RD YOU REALLY-WANT THEM-lf REALIZE TORAH (<) WONDERFUL, (>) CHERISH MUST.

Reader. G-D 'S NAME~SHINY, HOLY*. PRAISE G-D. WE MUST ANNOUNCE HIS WORTH. SPREAD WORLD~THEREABOUTS HE HIMSELF-[G-d] MAKE. HOPE DURING YOUR"all" LIFE TIME-PERIOD EVERYONE ACCEPT AUTHORITY HIS-G-d's, #ALL-OF-YOU SAY, AMEN.

Cong. and Reader. HOPE HE CONTINUE BLESS US FROM-NOW-ON, FOREVER.

Reader. WE ANNOUNCE HE BLESS US. HIS NAME~SHINY, ADVANCED; WE PRAISE-G-d. WE HONOR-G-d. WE ADMIT HIS NAME HOLY. PRAISE-G-d G-D. WE REALIZE (1) ANNOUNCE, (2) HONOR, (3) PRAISE, INDEX-LIST-OF-3 NOT ENOUGH. #ALL-OF-YOU SAY, AMEN.

978

L-RD, OUR G-D, WE PRAISE-G-d YOU LIKE OUR GRANDFATHER~LONG-AGO (1) ABRAHAM, (2) ISAAC, (3) J-A-C-O-B , INDEX-LIST-OF-3 PRAISE-G-d YOU. YOURSELF-G-d STRONG*, ADVANCED*, WONDERFUL*. WORLD~GENERAL, YOU CONTROL. EVERYTHING GOOD, YOU (2h)alt.GIFT"each". INDEX-LIST-OF-3, INTERNALIZE YOUR LAW, MEAN JEWISH PEOPLE HAVE RIGHT YOU G-d-SEND-us MESSIAH SAVE US.

(<) PEOPLE WISE ABOUT TORAH, TEACH-me SECRET. (>) PEOPLE GENIUS JEWISH LAW, I COPY-FROM-rt. NOW I HOPE I READY LEAD PRAY RIGHT. NOW TIME* CONFRONT-G-d KING TOP. G-d-HIMSELF FULL G-d-HAVE-MERCY-ON-us, EXCUSE US, SIN DISSOLVE.

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980

REMEMBER G-d-HELP-us US LIVE. IDEA~LIKE KING, YOU (2h)CHERISH LIFE. SEAL OUR NAME, OPEN-large-BOOK, LIST-NAMES'lf hand holds book'. FOR-FOR? LIVE LONG~TIME'lalala'.

G-d-HELP-us, PROTECT, SAVE US, IDEA~LIKE KING. L-RD, WE PRAISE YOU. WHY? JEWISH PEOPLE, YOU PROTECT"over time". VERY-FIRST WHO? ABRAHAM.

SUPPOSE SOMEONE DIE. YOU G-d-SUMMON, - GET-UP LIVE. = POWER YOURS+ CONTINUE FOREVER.

YOU G-d-HELP-ctr LIVE CONTINUE. SOMEONE DIE, YOU HAVE-MERCY-ON-ctr. 8 (2h)COME-ON, GET-UP, LIVE FOREVER CAN. (<) SOMEONE FAIL, YOU SUPPORT. (>) SOMEONE SICK, YOU HELP RECOVER. (<) OPPRESSION, YOU OFF-OPPRESSION. (>) SOMEONE B ,U-CL'lowered into grave' GRAVE, CAN TRUST YOU HELP-ctr. WHO HAVE POWER LIKE YOU WHO? IDEA~LIKE KING, (<) BLAME RIGHT, PROCEED KILL, (UO>) BLAME WRONG, ALLOW LIFE. SAVE, YOURS+. WHO WILLING HAVE-MERCY LIKE YOU? EVERYTHING LIVE, DEPEND++-G-d.

(Isaac named his father´┐Żs heir)

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REMEMBER G-d-HELP"each". PEOPLE DIE, WE TRUST YOU SUMMON LIVE FOREVER. WE PRAISE YOU. WHY? YOU SUMMON LIVE FOREVER.

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YOU HOLY. YOUR NAME HOLY. EVERYDAY ANGEL HOLY SCADS-OF PRAISE-G-d YOU.

984

(L-rd, our G-d, let now)

THEREFORE L-RD, OUR G-D, TEACH -us US UNDERSTAND WORLD~GENERAL. SHOW-us HOW RESPECT-G-d. HAPPEN? (2h)#ALL REALIZE YOU G-D, BOW-DOWN-TO-G-d. (2h)#ALL YOUR CHILDREN COOPERATE FOLLOW YOUR LAW, THEIR-ctr HEART PERFECT. WHY? L-RD, OUR G-D, WE KNOW-THAT (<) POWER, (>) AUTHORITY SUPREME, YOURS.

WE RESPECT-G-d YOUR NAME MORE-THAN RESPECT-ctr WORLD~GENERAL.

986

THEREFORE, L-RD, (<) WE WORSHIP, (>) PLEASE GIFT-TO-us NAME~SHINY. (<) WE RESPECT-G-d, (>) G-d-PRAISE-lf. (<) WE [email protected], (>) G-d-INFORM-us US GOOD HAPPEN WILL. (<) WE REALLY-WANT CONNECT-TO-G-d, (>) HE G-d-HELP-us TRUST-G-d. G-D, PLEASE CAUSE (<) ISRAEL HAPPY, (>) JERUSALEM CELEBRATE. (<) KING ANOINTED PASS-DOWN AUTHORITY, STRONG. (>) PEOPLE STAND M-T Z-I-O-N WORSHIP, G-d-SEND-down SUNSHINE. WE HOPE HAPPEN SOON DURING OUR LIFE TIME-PERIOD.

THEREFORE (<) PEOPLE FOLLOW YOUR LAW, WITNESS KING ANOINTED. PROCEED CELEBRATE SONG, (>) BUT SINNER TRY DOMINATE, SUDDEN-WRONG G-D DESTROY IDEA~LIKE SMOKE'go up'SPREAD-OUT'from on high', GONE.

WHO RULE WORLD IDEA~LIKE KING WHO? (<) M-T Z-I-O-N~THEREABOUTS, (>) JERUSALEM YOUR CITY HOLY, YOU L-RD, ONLY YOU RULE . PSALMS PREDICT QUOTE L-RD RULE IDEA~LIKE KING FOREVER. M-T Z-I-O-N , YOUR-lf G-D CONTINUE"over time". HALLELUJAH.

YOU HOLY. YOUR NAME SHINY AWFUL. NONE EQUAL-G-d YOU. G-D~BOOK SAY QUOTE, (<) WE ACT JUST, (>) SHOW"all" L-RD HIMSELF CONTROL ANGEL SCADS-OF-heaven, ADVANCED*. (<) WE DO RIGHT*, (>) SHOW"all"G-D HIMSELF HOLY. L-RD, WE PRAISE YOU. WHY? YOU KING HOLY.

COUNTRY VARIOUS, YOU PICK-lf JEWISH PEOPLE, CHERISH THEM-lf, arc. G-d-COMMAND-lf SEPARATE-TO-lf [email protected] HOLY. WE WORSHIP OUR KING. WE we-CONNECTED-TO-G-d HIS NAME (<) WONDERFUL*, (>) HOLY.

On Sabbath add the bracketed words:

L-RD OUR G-D, YOU LOVE US. YOU GIFT-TO-us US [NOW SABBATH TIME-PERIOD REST, BECOME HOLY PLUS] NOW DAY WE SAY-ASHAMNU, G-D FORGIVE, OUR SIN DISSOLVE. we, G-d-GET-#BACK-TOGETHER. WE ASSEMBLE CELEBRATE HOLY. LOOK-BACK REMEMBER G-D G-d-HELP-lf JEWISH PEOPLE ESCAPE LEAVE-FROM-lf EGYPT.

PLEASE REMEMBER JEWISH PEOPLE THEMSELVES-lf KIND, HAVE-MERCY-ON-lf. WHY? REMEMBER OUR G-G-GRANDFATHER~(2h)LONG-AGO WORSHIP G-D. PASS-DOWN'bit by bit'. WE ALSO WORSHIP G-D. REMEMBER KING-DAVID YOUR SERVANT PASS-DOWN ANOINTED KING SAVE US WILL. REMEMBER JERUSALEM YOUR CITY HOLY. REMEMBER (2h)#ALL JEWISH PEOPLE. CAUSE (<) LIVE SMOOTH, (>) HAVE PEACE.

988

TODAY LOOK-BACK YOM-KIPPUR WE REALLY-WANT (2h)#BACK-TO-G-d

G-D. L-RD OUR G-D, PLEASE REMEMBER (2h)alt.GIFT-TO-us US GOOD~THINGS. BLESS OUR LIFE. YOU PROMISE SAVE US, G-d-GIVE-FROM-HEART-TO-lf. (<) G-d-HAVE-MERCY-ON-us US, (>) SAVE US. WE LOOK-TO-G-d G-D G-d-HELP-us. WHY? G-D IDEA~LIKE KING G-d-HAVE-

MERCY-ON-lf, G-d-GIVE-FROM-HEART-TO-lf. (Open for us the gate)

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1004

(We are insolent)

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L-RD, OUR G-D, WE WORSHIP-G-d YOU LIKE OUR GRANDFATHER~LONG-AGO WORSHIP-G-d YOU. NOW WE PRAY, HOPE YOU ACCEPT, NOT IGNORE-lf. WE NOT-DARE PRETEND STUCK-UP, HARD-HEARTED, TELL-G-d, 90 WE PERFECT. SIN NEVER. = WE AWARE WE SIN.

HOW? A-TO-Z LONG-LIST. (<) HELP-lf? TURN-DOWN-lf. (>) BAD, DO-UP-rt. (<) #DO-DO EMERGENCY, NOTHING-TO-IT. (>) GOSSIP, (2h)alt.GOTCHA. (<) EGOTISM. (>) JEALOUS-of-lf, CARELESS. LATER, MURDER-lf. (<) HONOR-lf? (shake head) OPPRESS-lf [email protected]. PEABRAIN-INDEX-lf (>) RESPECT-G-d? (shake head) REBEL-AGAINST-G-d. (<) TRY ONE-UPSMANSHIP. (>) LOOK-AROUND WORLD, NOTICE-rt TEMPTED. (|) (2h)alt.ERR.

YOU (<) COMMAND INDEX-LIST, (>) TEACH-us LAW, WE REBEL. OUR LIFE #NO-GOOD. (<) EVERYTHING YOU DO, RIGHT*, (>) SPEAK TRUTH. BUT WE (<) (2h)alt.ERR, (>) (2h)B-LIE.

YOU SIT THRONE FAR-AWAY-heaven. IMPOSSIBLE CONVINCE-G-d YOU WE HAVE REASON FOR WHAT WE DO. (<) SUPERFICIAL, (>) DEEP, YOU KNOW EVERYTHING.

(Thou dost reach out)

1008

(Our G-d and G-d of our Fathers)

L-RD OUR G-D, JEWISH PEOPLE PRAY, PLEASE G-d-ANSWER-lf. SET-UP TEMPLE AGAIN. WHY? WE REALLY-WANT (<) SACRIFICE, (>) PRAY. YOUR PEOPLE WORSHIP, PLEASE ACCEPT CONTINUE++. HOPE WE WITNESS YOU G-d-GO-#BACK-TO-ctr MOUNTAIN Z-I-O-N.

1010

L-RD, WE THANK-YOU++. KNOW-THAT OUR GRANDFATHER~(2h)LONG-AGO WORSHIP G-D. PASS-DOWN'bit by bit'. WE ALSO WORSHIP G-D PLUS TEACH"each" OUR CHILDREN WORSHIP PASS-DOWN FOREVER. YOU FOUNDATION OUR LIFE. IDEA~LIKE FIND ROCK FLAT, GO-AHEAD SET-UP HOUSE. FROM-TIME-TO-TIME SOMEONE OPPRESS-lf JEWISH PEOPLE, YOU OFF-OPPRESSION. WE (<) (2h)THANK++-G-d, (>) PRAISE-G-d. WHY? (1) OUR LIFE OFFER-TO-G-d, TRUST-G-d CAN. (2) YOU G-d-TAKE-CARE-OF-us OUR SOUL. (3) EVERYDAY WE (2h)NOTICE"each" YOUR WORK WONDERFUL*. (4) ALL-DAY~ALL-NIGHT YOU (2h)alt.GIFT-TO-us GOOD~THINGS. YOURSELF GOOD*. G-d-HAVE-MERCY"over time"-ON-us. HOW? (<) KIND-HEARTED, (2) LOVING, END NEVER. UP-TO-NOW WE TRUST YOU AGAIN-AND-AGAIN.

(<) OUR KING, WE (<) PRAISE-G-d, (>) ANNOUNCE YOUR NAME ADVANCED* FOREVER. WHY? LONG-LIST.

Congregation and Reader.

HEAVENLY-FATHER, OUR KING, REMEMBER (<) G-d-HAVE-MERCY-ON-us US, (>) G-d-GIVE-FROM-HEART-TO-lf. PLEASE PREVENT SICKNESS~SPREAD, WAR, HUNGER~DIE, HOLOCAUST, OTHER NATION TAKE~CONTROL ISRAEL, SIN, CATCH-DISEASE~SPREAD, AWFUL HAPPEN, PEOPLE ARGUE'controversy', PEOPLE HATE WITHOUT REASON. WHY? #ALL-OF-US AGREE we-CONNECTED-TO-G-d YOU.

PLEASE SEAL NAME ALL YOUR CHILDREN, LIFE TAKE-OFF.

ALL PEOPLE NEED BOW-DOWN-TO-G-d FOREVER. PRAISE-G-d YOUR NAME TRUE~WORK. G-D, YOU (<) SAVE US, (>) G-d-HELP-us US. L-RD YOURSELF G-d-GIVE-FROM-HEART-TO-lf. WE PRAISE-G-d YOU. WHY? OBVIOUS.

1012

OUR GRANDFATHER~(2h)LONG-AGO WORSHIP G-D. PASS-DOWN'bit by bit'. WE ALSO WORSHIP G-D. PLEASE BLESS US TRIPLE, LIKE MOSES YOUR SERVANT WRITE-DOWN TORAH. AARON TEACH"each" COHEN PASS-DOWN SAY WE REQUEST (1) L-RD TAKE-CARE-OF (2h)YOU"all" BLESS"all". (2) L-RD 'S SPIRIT HAVE-MERCY"each" (2h)5wg-CL'descend', HIT* YOUR"all" NAME~SHINY. (3) L-RD INFLUENCE"all" (2h)YOU LEARN PEACE.

Congregtaion and Reader

TEACH-us JEWISH PEOPLE PLUS WORLD~GENERAL LIVE PEACE. WHY? PEACE HIS. HOPE YOU ALWAYS WILLING BLESS YOUR CHILDREN LIVE PEACE EVERY COUNTRY.

HOPE YOU REMEMBER OUR NAME SEAL YOUR BOOK (2h)B-CL'large book' PROMISE BLESS LIFE, (<) PEACE, (>) RICH. WE SATISFIED . L-RD, WE PRAISE-G-d YOU. WHY? YOU G-d-HELP-us US HAVE PEACE.

The ark is opened.

HEAVENLY-FATHER, OUR KING, WE CONFESS SIN.

(CONTINUE PRAY SPEAK-TO-SELF.)

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1014

HEAVENLY-FATHER, OUR KING, WE REALLY-WANT G-D, us-#BACK-TOGETHER JUST-RIGHT.

HEAVENLY-FATHER, OUR KING, IF PEOPLE SICK, PLEASE G-D-SEND HEALTH.

HEAVENLY-FATHER, OUR KING, IF YOU INTEND PUNISH AWFUL, PLEASE CANCEL.

HEAVENLY-FATHER, OUR KING, PLEASE REMEMBER POSITIVE++down WE DO.

HEAVENLY-FATHER, OUR KING, OUR NAME WRITE-DOWN BOOK FOR GOOD LIFE.

HEAVENLY-FATHER, OUR KING, OUR NAME WRITE-DOWN BOOK SAVE US.

HEAVENLY-FATHER, OUR KING, OUR NAME WRITE-DOWN BOOK G-D-HELP-us EARN MONEY, LIFE TAKE-OFF.

HEAVENLY-FATHER, OUR KING, OUR NAME WRITE-DOWN BOOK G-D-HELP-us LIVE RIGHT*.

HEAVENLY-FATHER, OUR KING, OUR NAME WRITE-DOWN BOOK, FORGIVE US, PUNISH PUT-ASIDE.

(CONTINUE PRAY SPEAK-TO-SELF)

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1016

HEAVENLY-FATHER, OUR KING, G-D-HAVE-MERCY-ON-us US, G-D-ANSWER. WE AWARE OURSELVES WORTHLESS. YOURSELF KIND, G-D-GIVE-FROM- HEART-TO-lf, WE SAVED.

The ark is closed.

Reader:

G-D 'S NAME~SHINY, HOLY*. PRAISE G-D. WE MUST ANNOUNCE HIS WORTH. SPREAD WORLD~THEREABOUTS HE HIMSELF-[G-d] MAKE. HOPE DURING YOUR"all" LIFE TIME-PERIOD EVERYONE ACCEPT AUTHORITY HIS-G-d's, #ALL-OF-YOU SAY, AMEN.

Cong. HOPE HE CONTINUE BLESS US FROM-NOW-ON, FOREVER.

WE ANNOUNCE HE BLESS US. HIS NAME~SHINY, ADVANCED; WE PRAISE-G-d. WE HONOR-G-d. WE ADMIT HIS NAME HOLY. PRAISE-G-d G-D. WE REALIZE (1) ANNOUNCE, (2) HONOR, (3) PRAISE, INDEX-LIST-OF-3 NOT ENOUGH. #ALL-OF-YOU SAY, AMEN.

TODAY (2h)#ALL JEWISH PEOPLE (<) PRAY, (>) BEG 90 HEAVENLY-FATHER, WE REQUEST YOU HELP"each" PLEASE. #ALL-OF-YOU SAY, AMEN.

PRAY HEAVEN [Heaven]-SEND-TO-[ctr], (<) PEACE, (>) LIFE, FOR US, PLUS JEWISH PEOPLE IN-GENERAL. #ALL-OF-YOU SAY, AMEN.

FAR-AWAY HEAVEN, G-D ESTABLISH PEACE. PRAY HERE here-SAME-AS-Heaven. #ALL-OF-YOU SAY, AMEN.

1017

Reader and Congregation once:

JEWISH PEOPLE, PAY-ATTENTION-me, KNOW-THAT L-RD HIMSELF-G-d OUR G-D. L-RD, ONLY-ONE.

Reader and Congregation thrice: HOPE HE CONTINUE RULE IDEA~LIKE KING FOREVER

Reader and congregation seven times: L-RD, HIMSELF G-D.

Reader:

G-D 'S NAME~SHINY, HOLY*. PRAISE G-D. WE MUST ANNOUNCE HIS WORTH. SPREAD WORLD~THEREABOUTS HE HIMSELF-[G-d] MAKE. HOPE DURING YOUR"all" LIFE TIME-PERIOD EVERYONE ACCEPT AUTHORITY HIS-G-d's, #ALL-OF-YOU SAY, AMEN.

Cong. HOPE HE CONTINUE BLESS US FROM-NOW-ON, FOREVER.

WE ANNOUNCE HE BLESS US. HIS NAME~SHINY, ADVANCED; WE PRAISE-G-d. WE HONOR-G-d. WE ADMIT HIS NAME HOLY. PRAISE-G-d G-D. WE REALIZE (1) ANNOUNCE, (2) HONOR, (3) PRAISE, INDEX-LIST-OF-3 NOT ENOUGH. #ALL-OF-YOU SAY, AMEN.

T-E-K-I-A-H G-E-D-O-L-A-H, SOUND-SHOFAR'long time'.

TODAY (2h)#ALL JEWISH PEOPLE (<) PRAY, (>) BEG 90 HEAVENLY-FATHER, WE REQUEST YOU HELP"each" PLEASE. #ALL-OF-YOU SAY, AMEN.

PRAY HEAVEN [Heaven]-SEND-TO-[ctr], (<) PEACE, (>) LIFE, FOR US, PLUS JEWISH PEOPLE IN-GENERAL. #ALL-OF-YOU SAY, AMEN.

FAR-AWAY HEAVEN, G-D ESTABLISH PEACE. PRAY HERE here-SAME-AS-Heaven. #ALL-OF-YOU SAY, AMEN.


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1. Photography - Gates at Paramount.

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