Jewish holy day

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Noun1.Jewish holy day - a religious holiday for Jews
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
holy day, religious holiday - a day specified for religious observance
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
Shabuoth, Shavous, Shavuot, Shavuoth, Feast of Weeks, Pentecost - (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
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Sadat's plan to liberate the Sinai, occupied by Israel since 1967, consisted of launching a surprise military operation on a Jewish holy day, since Israeli soldiers and reservists would likely be at home, observing the occasion.
It was just one of many protests, most of them peaceful, that ultra-Orthodox groups have mounted against cafes, restaurants and cinemas that open on Shabbat, the Jewish holy day.
He was regarded as one of the few top officers who warned of the threat of a surprise Arab attack on the Jewish holy day of Yom Kippur.
Yom Kippur of 1934 would be the last Jewish holy day he would observe.
Striker Danny Graham passed a late fitness test on an ankle problem before Saturday's game but he could be forced to play tonight with Laudrup short of options up front because Israeli forward Itay Shechter will not feature as he observes the Jewish holy day of Yom Kippur.
Koufax, who is known for his pitching prowess and for his unwillingness to play in a World Series game on the Jewish holy day of Yom Kippur, is famously elusive.
The Israeli observed the Jewish holy day of Yom Kippur and missed the 1-1 draw.
The Hammers boss, observing the Jewish holy day Yom Kippur, handed the reins to No.
The 55-year-old left assistants Zeljko Petrovic and Paul Groves in charge while he honoured the traditions of the Jewish holy day of Yom Kippur that say he must not labour.
Hammers chief Avram Grant missed the trip to the Britannia because of Yom Kippur, a Jewish holy day.
CHELSEA midfielder Yossi Benayoun will be available for the home game with Blackpool today despite reports suggesting he will miss the game because of the Jewish holy day of Yom Kippur.
Asked about the absence of manager Avram Grant, who was observing the Jewish holy day Yom Kippur, Parker said: "It was going to be difficult when your manager's not here but we understand the circumstances.

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