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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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.
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.
Hammers chief Avram Grant missed the trip to the Britannia because of Yom Kippur, the Jewish holy day.
The Hammers boss, observing the Jewish holy day Yom Kippur, handed the reigns 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.
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.
Both men have been given special dispensation to sit out the game as they observe 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.
Meanwhile, The Israeli military said Thursday it would seal off the occupied West Bank for 48 hours from midnight for the Jewish holy day of Yom Kippur.
Trouble had broken out after a group of about 150 Israelis turned up and entered the mosque compound, reportedly under the guard of local authorities, on the occasion of Yom Kippur, the Jewish holy day.

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