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Shemini Atzereth: Meaning and Definition of

She•mi•ni A•tze•reth

Pronunciation: (shu-m?'n? at-ser'es, -min'?Seph. Heb.she-m?-n?'&wdspc-tse'ret Ashk. Heb. shu-m?'n?&wdspc-ts?'ris), [key]
  1. a Jewish festival celebrated on the 22nd day of Tishri, being the 8th day of Sukkoth: marked by a memorial service for the dead and prayers for rain in Israel.
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