oneg shabbat

noun, often capitalized O&S
oneg shab·​bat | \ ¦ōˌneg(ˌ)shäˈbät \
plural oneg shabbat

Definition of oneg shabbat

: a Jewish social gathering held on Saturday afternoon or Friday evening and typically marked by talks and community singing

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History and Etymology for oneg shabbat

New Hebrew ʽōneg shabbat, literally, Sabbath delight

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“Oneg shabbat.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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