oneg shabbat


oneg shab·​bat
plural oneg shabbat
often capitalized O&S
: a Jewish social gathering held on Saturday afternoon or Friday evening and typically marked by talks and community singing

Word History


New Hebrew ʽōneg shabbat, literally, Sabbath delight

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“Oneg shabbat.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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