shalosh regalim

Definitions

  • n. 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).

      Alternative Spellings

      shalosh r'galim

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