"In truth, the celebration of Isru Chag has little effect on the day-to-day conduct of most people...unless one is a parent of a child in a religious school (which may be closed for Isru Chag)." (source)
Languages of Origin
- Textual Hebrew
אסרו חג isru chag 'bind the festival offering' (from Psalm 118:27, part of the Hallel, recited on those 3 holidays)
- Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
- North America
- Great Britain
- South Africa
- The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).
- Dictionary of Jewish Usage: A Popular Guide to the Use of Jewish Terms, by Sol Steinmetz (Lanham, MD, 2005).
Who Uses This
isru hag, isru-chag, Isru Chag
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