Havdalah*: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (Seph.häv-dä-lä' Ashk. häv-dô'l&schwa), [key]
— n. Hebrew.
  1. a religious ceremony, observed by Jews at the conclusion of the Sabbath or a festival, that consists of blessings over wine, spices, and the light of a candle.
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