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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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Why is the remembrance of the Pesah story so central to Jewish morality?
It is well-known that the intercalation of this year (and of some other years as well) poses some serious calendric problems: it seems this intercalation is not necessary in order to achieve the main objective of the Hebrew calendar, namely to cause the relevant days of Pesah 5765 to fall after the Vernal Equinox.
Milon hahagadot sel pesah beladino [A dictionary of the Ladino Passover Haggadot] (Eda Velashon 27).
Este es el nucleo principal del maggid en el Seder Pesah, donde a nivel familiar se explica todo lo que ha hecho Yhwh por su pueblo.
obras de la llamada 'comedia nueva', todas publicadas en El Jugueton de Constantinopla (Martin): Ocho dias antes de Pesah, de Y.
1) Pascua proviene del latin vulgar pascua, este del latin pascha, que a su vez se deriva del griego [TEXTO IRREPRODUCIBLE EN ASCII], y este del hebreo pesah, influenciado por el latin pascuum <<lugar de pastos>>, por alusion al fin del ayuno.
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.
During Pesah, many Jews add "additional observances" (hidur mitsvot) to those required by halakhah "which express the Jew's love of the .
Por otra parte, es suficientemente conocido que el vino era un producto muy demandado en epoca medieval, ya que si los senores lo reclamaban para su mesa por razones de prestigio social, era tambien un elemento imprescindible para la liturgia cristiana, y entre los judios constituia un ingrediente fundamental para la celebracion de la cena del shabat (3), asi como de algunas de las fiestas mas importantes del calendario liturgico judio, como el seder de Pesah (4).
The interviews show that most informants adopted the elements of Israeli Jewish traditions under external social influence--that of their Ulpan teachers, neighbors, coworkers and other veteran Israelis who invited them to Seder Pesah and Rosh-ha-Shana meals and explained them what to do on the major holidays.
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.