Shabbat Shubah


Shab·​bat Shu·​bah
variants or Shabbath Shubah or Shabbat Shuvah or Shabbath Shuvah
: the Jewish Sabbath that falls between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur

Word History


Late Hebrew shabbāth shūbhāh, literally, Sabbath of return; from the fact that Hebrew shūbhāh (return) is the first word of the haftarah read on that day

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“Shabbat Shubah.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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