Fast of Gedaliah

Fast of Ge·​da·​liah | \ -gəˈdälyə, -ˌgedəˈliə \

Definition of Fast of Gedaliah

: a Jewish fast day observed on the 3d day of Tishri and commemorating the assassination of Gedaliah, Nebuchadnezzar's governor in Judah

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“Fast of Gedaliah.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Fast%20of%20Gedaliah. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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