• anniversary of someone's death; the study session done in honor of that person

Example Sentences

  • "The Meldado / Anos / Yartzeit / Hillulah of Rabbi Alfass[i] is 10 Iyar." "in public, they will remember their murdered family members on special occasions such as Yom Kippur, meldados and Yom Hashoa."

Languages of Origin


Who Uses This

Jews: Jews of diverse religious backgrounds and organizational involvements
Sephardim: Jews with Sephardi or Mizrahi heritage
Sephardic Jews


North America


Dictionary of Jewish Usage: A Popular Guide to the Use of Jewish Terms, by Sol Steinmetz (Lanham, MD, 2005).

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