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Meaning of Tashlikh*

Tash•likh

Pronunciation: (Seph. täsh-lēkh' Ashk. täsh'likh), [key]
— n. Hebrew.
  1. a Jewish rite, performed on the afternoon usually of the first day of Rosh Hashanah, in which the participants symbolically cast off their sins by gathering along the banks of a river, stream, or the like and reciting prayers of repentance.
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