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Noun1.Pesah - (Judaism) a Jewish festival (traditionally 8 days from Nissan 15) celebrating the exodus of the Israelites from EgyptPesah - (Judaism) a Jewish festival (traditionally 8 days from Nissan 15) celebrating the exodus of the Israelites from Egypt
Judaism - the monotheistic religion of the Jews having its spiritual and ethical principles embodied chiefly in the Torah and in the Talmud
movable feast, moveable feast - a religious holiday that falls on different dates in different years
Pasch, Pascha - the Jewish feast of the Passover
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com, to offer Jewish Celiacs a delicious, all-natural alternative to traditional wheat matzo, which plays a central part in Passover Seder tradition and many Pesah recipes.
Tajik media reported that the warning, which came on the threshold of the Easter (called Pesah in Judaism), discloses Israel's deepening and growing fears of the intimate and growing relations between the Central Asian countries and the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Perhaps the prototypical example of this type of exegetical definition was the equating of [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] Pesah with not only "passing over" but also "freedom" (Skazanie 148v.
The preface addressed "those English speaking Jews, observers of the Pesah ceremonies, who find it difficult to keep abreast of the original Hebrew text and who find little consolation in the current though antiquated English translation.
Hagadah shel Pesah Yekarah Mi-peninim: Im Perush She-Hiber Eliyahu mi-Vilna (Jerusalem: Otsar HaPoskim, 1998), 55-56.
Festival of Freedom: Essays on Pesah and the Haggadah.
Festival Of Freedom: Essays On Pesah And The Haggadah from the deftly written works of the late Rabbi Joseph B.
Memory and memorial are key to the central Christian rite of the eucharist; they are at the heart of the Jewish feast of Pesah (Passover), Sabbath, Yom Kippur, and the celebration of the holocaust.
Perhaps the wine he refers to is not the wine of foolishness alluded to by many commentators, but the wine of joy and sanctification and freedom used at Pesah, on Shabbat, and twice under the bridal canopy.
In the first of the three homilies, Gaigny explicitly invokes his knowledge of Hebrew and Greek in a rather self-congratulatory manner, by explaining the etymology of the French Piques from the Hebrew pesah and Greek paska.
Last April, in the middle of the Jewish holiday of Pesah, the Israeli immigration department held a big fair, exhibiting the cultural arts of immigrants in the country.
The beginning of each of these seasons is marked on the Jewish calendar by a major festival, the beginning of the dry season by Pesah (Passover) and the start of the rainy season by Sukkot (the Feast of Tabernacles).