Shabbat Shubah

Shab·​bat Shu·​bah
variants: or Shabbath Shubah or Shabbat Shuvah or Shabbath Shuvah \ ˌshäbəs(h)ˈshüvə \

Definition of Shabbat Shubah

: the Jewish Sabbath that falls between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur

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History and Etymology for Shabbat Shubah

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 3 Dec. 2020.

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