High Holidays

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Related to Ten Days of Penitence: Days of awe

High Holidays

pl n
(Judaism) Judaism the festivals of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, the period of repentance in the first ten days of the Jewish new year. Also called: Days of Awe or Yamim Nora'im

High′ Hol′idays


n.pl.
the Jewish holidays of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.
Also called High′ Ho′ly Days`.
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Labor Day is approaching once more, and soon after, another Jewish High Holiday season--the week of post-midnight slikhes, Rosh ha-Shanah that my Grandma used to pronounce roshishune, the Ten Days of Penitence, and then the holiest day of the year, Yom Kippur.
Starting next Sunday, Jews will observe the new year, Rosh Hashana, which begins the Ten Days of Penitence and will end with Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, on Sept.
The holiday begins the ten days of penitence that end on Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement; this period is called the Days of Awe.