Jahrzeit



[yahr-tsahyt, yawr-] /ˈyɑr tsaɪt, ˈyɔr-/

noun, Judaism.
1.
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[yahr-tsahyt, yawr-] /ˈyɑr tsaɪt, ˈyɔr-/
noun, Judaism.
1.
the anniversary of the death of a parent, sibling, child, or spouse, observed by lighting a memorial lamp or candle the night before and reciting the Kaddish at the evening service of the day before and at the morning and afternoon services of the day itself.
/ˈjɔːtsaɪt/
noun
1.
(Judaism) the anniversary of the death of a close relative, on which it is customary to kindle a light and recite the Kaddish and also, in some communities, to observe a fast

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