|ben zachar||(BEN zah-KHAHR)|
n. A party to celebrate the birth of a son, usually held at the house of the child's parents on the first Friday night after his birth.
"When is the ben zachar for their newborn?"
Languages of Origin
- Textual Hebrew
TH בן זכר > Y בן־זכר ben zokher
- Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
- North America
- The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).
Who Uses This
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