Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah
noun
(Judaism) a solemn Jewish feast day celebrated on the 1st or 1st and 2nd of Tishri; noted for the blowing of the shofar
Topics: ↑Judaism
Hypernyms: ↑High Holy Day, ↑High Holiday, ↑feast day, ↑fete day

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  • Rosh Hashanah — ).] Rosh Hashanah is observed as a day of rest () for a good year, or shana tova umetukah for a good and sweet year. Because Jews are being judged by God for the coming year, a longer greeting translates as may you be written and sealed for a… …   Wikipedia

  • Rosh Hashanah — Jewish new year, 1846, from Heb. rosh hashshanah, lit. head of the year, from rosh head of + hash shanah the year …   Etymology dictionary

  • Rosh Hashanah — • The first day of Tishri (October), the seventh month of the Hebrew year Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • ROSH HASHANAH — R 牢SH HASH N H Une des principales fêtes juives (R 拏sh Hash n h signifie, en hébreu, «début de l’année»), maintenant acceptée comme le commencement de la nouvelle année religieuse, et fixée au premier jour du mois de tishri (septembre ou octobre) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Rosh Hashanah — /rohsh hah shaw neuh, shah , heuh , rawsh /; Ashk. Heb. /rddohsh hah shaw neuh/; Seph. Heb. /rddawsh hah shah nah / a Jewish high holy day that marks the beginning of the Jewish New Year, celebrated on the first and second days of Tishri by… …   Universalium

  • Rosh Hashanah (Talmud) — Rosh Hashanah ( he. ראש השנה) is the name of a text of Jewish law originating in the Mishnah which formed the basis of tractates in both the Babylonian Talmud and the Jerusalem Talmud of the same name. It is the eighth tractate of the order Moed …   Wikipedia

  • Rosh Hashanah — Rosh Ha|sha|nah , Rosh Hashana an important Jewish religious holiday, which celebrates the beginning of the Jewish new year and continues for two days. It is usually in September …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Rosh Hashanah — Rosh Ha•sha•nah (or Ha•sha•na) [[t]ˈroʊʃ hɑˈʃɔ nə, ˈʃɑ , hə , ˈrɔʃ[/t]] hebr. [[t]ˈrɔʃ hɑ ʃɑˈnɑ[/t]] n. jud the Jewish New Year, celebrated on the first or first and second days of Tishri • Etymology: 1840–50; < Heb rōsh hashshānāh lit.,… …   From formal English to slang

  • Rosh Hashanah (tractate) — For the Jewish holiday, see Rosh Hashanah. Rosh Hashanah (Hebrew: ראש השנה‎) is the name of a text of Jewish law originating in the Mishnah which formed the basis of tractates in both the Babylonian Talmud and the Jerusalem Talmud of the same… …   Wikipedia

  • Rosh hashanah — Roch Hachana  Ne doit pas être confondu avec Rosh HaAyin. Roch Hachana Une pomme, fruit traditionnellement trempé dans le miel pour symboliser la douceur es …   Wikipédia en Français

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