HyperDic: jewish_holy_day

English > 1 sense of the expression Jewish holy day:
NOUNtimeJewish holy daya religious holiday for Jews
English > Jewish holy day: 1 sense > noun 1, time
MeaningA religious holiday for Jews.
NarrowerHanukkah, Hanukah, Hannukah, Chanukah, Chanukkah, Channukah, Channukkah, Festival of Lights, Feast of Lights, Feast of Dedication, Feast of the Dedication(Judaism) an eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Temple of Jerusalem in 165 BC
High Holy Day, High HolidayJewish holy days observed with particular solemnity
Lag b'Omer(Judaism) Jewish holy day
Purim(Judaism) a Jewish holy day commemorating their deliverance from massacre by Haman
Rosh Hodesh, Rosh Chodesh(Judaism) the beginning of each month in the Jewish calendar
Shavous, Shabuoth, Shavuoth, Shavuot, Pentecost, Feast of Weeks(Judaism) Jewish holy day celebrated on the sixth of Sivan to celebrate Moses receiving the Ten Commandments
Shimchath Torah, Simchat Torah, Simhath Torah, Simhat Torah, Simchas Torah, Rejoicing over the Law, Rejoicing of the Law, Rejoicing in the Law(Judaism) a Jewish holy day celebrated on the 22nd or 23rd of Tishri to celebrate the completion of the annual cycle of readings / readings of the Torah
Succoth, Sukkoth, Succos, Feast of Booths, Feast of Tabernacles, TabernaclesA 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
Tishah b'Av, Tishah b'Ab, Tisha b'Av, Tisha b'Ab, Ninth of Av, Ninth of Ab, Fast of Av, Fast of Ab(Judaism) a major fast day on the Jewish calendar commemorating the destruction of the temples in Jerusalem
Broaderreligious holiday, holy dayA day specified for religious observance
Spanishfestividad judía

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