- halachic midday and midnight
- 1) "One must complete the seder by chatzos." 2) "You should daven by chatzos!"
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Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
Uriel Weinreich's Yiddish dictionary indicates that חצות khtsos refers both to midnight and to the pious practice of rising at midnight for prayer and study. This is also called תיקון חצות tikkun chatzot.
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