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(marxɛʃˈvan) or


(Judaism) another word for Cheshvan
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(ˈhɛʃ vən, -vɑn, ˈxɛʃ-)

also Cheshvan

the second month of the Jewish calendar.
Also called Marheshvan , Marcheshvan.
[1825–35; < Hebrew (mar)ḥeshwān]
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Eliezer contends that it was the seventeenth of Marheshvan, the second month counting from Tishri.
"As such we call on all of the people of Israel, in the State of Israel and in the Diaspora, to light candles and leave lights on in synagogues and midrashot on the 12th night of (the Jewish month of) Marheshvan, in order to remember and to remind future generations never to forget the cruelty and evil actions that befell us," the statement continued.
The correct date of Sabato Morais' nahalah (the Sephardic term for yahrzeit/anniversary of death) is 17 Marheshvan 5658 (not 16 Marheshvan 5898).