"Make sure to grab 3 hadassim too!"
"Be careful not to handle the hadasim--I don't want the leaves to fall off." (Glinert)
Languages of Origin
- Textual Hebrew
הדס (plural הדסים hadasim)
- Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
- Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
- North America
- Great Britain
- South Africa
- Australia / New Zealand
- The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).
- The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).
Who Uses This
Plural hadasim. Three hadasim (myrtle branches) are shaken with the other three species.
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