- "literally 'separation'. The ceremony that marks the end of [the Sabbath] on Saturday evening" (JPS)
- "Come to our house after havdalah."
Languages of Origin
- Textual Hebrew
- Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
- North America
- The New Joys of Yiddish, by Leo Rosten and Lawrence Bush (New York, 2003).
- The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).
- The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).
- There are three main ritual objects used during the ceremony: a double wicked candle, wine or grape juice, and spices.
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