shalosh regalim

Alternative Spellings

shalosh r'galim

Definitions

  • The three major holidays in the Jewish calendar: Passover, Shavuot [Pentecost], and Sukkot [Tabernacles].

Example Sentences

  • "Is it the same leyning on all of the shalosh regalim?"

Languages of Origin

Textual Hebrew

Etymology

שלוש רגלים

Who Uses This

Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001)

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