Shabbat Shubah

noun 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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Origin and Etymology of 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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