Jewish holy day

Definitions of Jewish holy day
  1. noun
    a religious holiday for Jews
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    Feast of Booths, Feast of Tabernacles, Succos, Succoth, Sukkoth, Tabernacles
    a major Jewish festival beginning on the eve of the 15th of Tishri and commemorating the shelter of the Israelites during their 40 years in the wilderness
    Rosh Chodesh, Rosh Hodesh
    (Judaism) the beginning of each month in the Jewish calendar; marked by a special liturgy
    High Holiday, High Holy Day
    Jewish holy days observed with particular solemnity
    Purim
    (Judaism) a Jewish holy day commemorating their deliverance from massacre by Haman
    Feast of Weeks, Pentecost, Shabuoth, Shavous, Shavuot, Shavuoth
    (Judaism) Jewish holy day celebrated on the sixth of Sivan to celebrate Moses receiving the Ten Commandments
    Rejoicing in the Law, Rejoicing of the Law, Rejoicing over the Law, Shimchath Torah, Simchas Torah, Simchat Torah, Simhat Torah, Simhath Torah
    (Judaism) a Jewish holy day celebrated on the 22nd or 23rd of Tishri to celebrate the completion of the annual cycle of readings of the Torah
    Fast of Ab, Fast of Av, Ninth of Ab, Ninth of Av, Tisha b'Ab, Tisha b'Av, Tishah b'Ab, Tishah b'Av
    (Judaism) a major fast day on the Jewish calendar commemorating the destruction of the temples in Jerusalem
    Channukah, Channukkah, Chanukah, Chanukkah, Feast of Dedication, Feast of Lights, Feast of the Dedication, Festival of Lights, Hannukah, Hanukah, Hanukkah
    (Judaism) an eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Temple of Jerusalem in 165 BC
    Lag b'Omer
    (Judaism) Jewish holy day; the 33rd day after the 2nd day of Passover; the 18th day of Iyar
    Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashana, Rosh Hashanah, Rosh Hashona, Rosh Hashonah
    (Judaism) a solemn Jewish feast day celebrated on the 1st or 1st and 2nd of Tishri; noted for the blowing of the shofar
    Day of Atonement, Yom Kippur
    (Judaism) a solemn and major fast day on the Jewish calendar; 10th of Tishri; its observance is one of the requirements of the Mosaic law
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    holy day, religious holiday
    a day specified for religious observance
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