hol hamoed, chol hamoad
- "the intermediate days of the weeklong holidays of Pesach and Sukkot" (JPS)
- "On Chol Hamoed many Orthodox families go to amusement parks, the circus, ..." (Jewish Virtual Library). In a newsletter for a Reform Synagogue: "Come celebrate Hol Hamoad in the Sukkah with our rabbis." "Let's get together during chol hamoed Christmas" (i.e., the time between Christmas an New Years).
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Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).
The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).
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