TheKaddish is a Jewish prayer known best as the mourner’s prayer. Traditionallymourners recite the Kaddish at the funeral and for 11 months after the death ofa close relative. The prayer itself exalts God and is meant to show thatdespite the loss mourners still praise God. The term “kaddish” looselytranslates to holy; holy one, was holy, was sanctified, and sanctified be.
Chaim wasmy grandpa’s name which was legally changed to Clayton in the aftermath of the Holocaust.It means life.