Hoshana Rabbah


Hoshana Rab·​bah
variants or Hoshanah Rabbah or Hoshana Rabba
: the 7th day of the Festival of Sukkoth observed on the 21st day of Tishri with special prayers and ceremonies in the synagogue by Orthodox and Conservative Jews

Word History


Aramaic hōshaʽnā rabbā

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