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n. A holiday taking place on the seventh day of Sukkot, "when it is traditional...to parade around the sanctuary carrying the lulav and etrog and to engage in all-night study of Jewish texts" (JPS).
"Come round for a final drink in the sukkah on Hoshaana Raba." (Glinert)
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הושענא רבא / הוֹשַׁעְנָא רַבָּא hoshana rabba 'the great 'please save''
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On Hoshana Rabbah, "seven Torah scrolls are brought out of the ark and seven prayers of hoshaanot...are uttered as worshippers circle the synagogue seven times, lulav in hand, begging for rain. Finally the aravot...are beaten till the leaves fall off. On this day, the world is handed down its judgement for rain" (Glinert).
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