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kel moleh rachamim


When making reference to the nifter during keil malei rachamim is it ploni ben/bas mother or father?


Thank you for your question.

The Ashkenazi minhag (including chassidim) is to use the father’s name, and the Sefardic minhag is to use the mothers name.

Best wishes


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