Melech Elion, Musaf prayer of Rosh Hashannah
1 א
מלך עליון, מוסף של ראש השנה
מלך עליון. המדבר צדקה, הלובש צדקה, המאזין צעקה, לעדי עד ימלוך.
The Supreme king, who speaks tzedakah, and dons tzedakah and hearkens to the voice of the caller--forever shall God reign! [Art Scroll translation]
3 ג

Suggested Discussion Questions:

1. What does it mean to speak to tzedakah and to don tzedakah?

2. How does one hearken to the voice of the caller?

3. What social justice themes emerge from this text?

4 ד
Time Period: Medieval (Geonim through the 16th Century)