Definition of Tebet in English:
(In the Jewish calendar) the fourth month of the civil and tenth of the religious year, usually coinciding with parts of December and January.
- The Tenth of Tevet commemorates the day when Nebuchadnezzar laid siege to Jerusalem.
- On the Tenth of Tevet, 2,500 years ago, Nebuchadnezzar began his siege of Jerusalem.
- The Rabbi relates the following story: On the fast day of the Tenth of Tevet during the height of World War II, Rabbi Aharon took a well-known activist on a train trip to Washington.
From Hebrew ṭēḇēṯ.
Definition of Tebet in:
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