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 (ĕl′o͝ol, ĕ-lo͞ol′)
The sixth month of the year in the Jewish calendar. See Table at calendar.

[Hebrew 'ĕlûl, from Akkadian elūlu, a month name, probably from elēlu, to become pure, become holy; see ḥll in Semitic roots.]
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(Judaism) (in the Jewish calendar) the sixth month of the year according to biblical reckoning and the twelfth month of the civil year, usually falling within August and September
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(ˈɛl ʊl)

the twelfth month of the Jewish calendar.
[< Hebrew ĕlūl]
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Noun1.Elul - the twelfth month of the civil year; the sixth month of the ecclesiastical year in the Jewish calendar (in August and September)
Hebrew calendar, Jewish calendar - (Judaism) the calendar used by the Jews; dates from 3761 BC (the assumed date of the Creation of the world); a lunar year of 354 days is adjusted to the solar year by periodic leap years
Jewish calendar month - a month in the Jewish calendar
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We will begin to post content from Rosh Chodesh Elul (1st September) onwards.
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(11.) Nash D, Wu Y, Elul B, Hoos D, El Sadr W Program-level and contextual-level determinants of low-median CD4+ cell count in cohorts of persons initiating ART in eight sub-Saharan African countries.
The original law was passed by the Knesset on the 5th Elul, 5712 (Aug.
Symposium presenters included Kelly Haughton, president and chief executive officer, Global Index Group Inc., Gig Harbor, Washington; Paul Carrillo, associate professor, George Washington University, Washington, D.C.; Ronel Elul, senior economic adviser and economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia; and Steven Laufer, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.
Michael Guttman represented both the seller, 721 Eleventh Avenue Realty LLC and the buyer, Elul 721 LLC.
Ramallah: Amid tight security Israeli Defence Minister Moshe Ya'alon raided Al Ebrahimi Mosque in Hebron on Tuesday in preparation for the Jewish Rosh Chodesh Elul feast.
Rank: Third Mate Regiment: Mercantile Marine Age: 19 Date of death: 15-6-1915 Buried at: Tower Hill Memorial Fairwater Grove Walter William Elul Barnsley Son of Mr and Mrs Barnsley, of Fairwater Grove, Llandaff; Husband of Jennie Barnsley, of Griffin Temperance Hotel, Blaenau Ffestiniog.
(45) For recent empirical evidence on the important role of negative equity and changes to households' financial situations in triggering mortgage default, see generally Ronel Elul et al., What "Triggers" Mortgage Default?, too Am.
Bond, Philip, Ronel Elul, Sharon Garyn-Tal, and David Musto.
For example, in "anticipation," the class studies Elul (holiday cycle) and pregnancy (life cycle) and the first days of Creation.
Mian and Sufi (2009), Purnanandam (2011), Keys, Mukherjee, Seru, and Vig (2010), Krainer and Laderman (2011), Rajan, Seru, and Vig (2010) and Elul (2009)) find that private securitization lead to higher house prices and default.