Monograph on Mourner's Kaddish: the Jewish Prayer for the dead. Kaddish is written in Aramaic, an ancient language, and most people who recite Kaddish don't understand what it says or how this prayer came about. Did you ever wonder when Kaddish was written and if it has any magical powers? This monograph explores the origin and development of Kaddish. This book includes both English and Hebrew versions.