High Holiday

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Related to High Holiday: Rosh Hashanah, High Holy Days
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Noun1.High Holiday - Jewish holy days observed with particular solemnityHigh Holiday - Jewish holy days observed with particular solemnity
Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashana, Rosh Hashanah, Rosh Hashona, Rosh Hashonah - (Judaism) a solemn Jewish feast day celebrated on the 1st or 1st and 2nd of Tishri; noted for the blowing of the shofar
Jewish holy day - a religious holiday for Jews
Day of Atonement, Yom Kippur - (Judaism) a solemn and major fast day on the Jewish calendar; 10th of Tishri; its observance is one of the requirements of the Mosaic law
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I was at a farm-house once when some high holiday was being celebrated.
By MATHIAS RINGAHotels at the Coast are banking on high holiday patronage to sail into the new year with ease after weathering a tough 2017.
6 for federally mandated service and safety upgrades will be open and operating throughout the Labor Day weekend to accommodate high holiday ridership demand.
More than 2000 years after his birth, the high holiday of Christmas continues to be a crucial tradition in Christian communities worldwide.
Halloween, or Samhain (pronounced sah win), is the Witches' high holiday marking the beginning of the New Year.
An American-born, Israeli-trained financial coordinator has some advice for getting through the expensive High Holiday stretch on a tight budget.
05pm) unit for the 15th and final time in The High Holiday, bringing some poignant moments to say the least.
Teachers will always be unhappy to see pupils disappearing from lessons; parents will always feel forced into doing so by high holiday prices.
EVEN though this episode shamelessly steals the plot and the title from classic Frasier episode High Holiday, tonight's is a surprisingly fun ER when a package of hash brownies is delivered for Morris from his long-dead dad.
Perhaps I'll be surprised and these three will join me and my family at High Holiday services.
Eclair always manages to see the funny side of things, though, so if you're used to fraught situations abroad, it'll make an ideal beach read which will put all high holiday expectations into perspective.