"It is said that on the third day of Tammuz, God, at the behest of Joshua, caused the sun and the moon to stop. " (source)
Languages of Origin
- Textual Hebrew
Heb. תַּמּוּז tammuz > Yid. תּמוז tamez
- Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
- Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
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- 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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Tamuz, Tamez, Tammez
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