Definition of High Holidays in English:

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High Holidays

(also High Holy Days)

plural noun

The Jewish festivals of Yom Kippur and Rosh Hashana. Also called Days of Awe.
Example sentences
  • On the Jewish High Holidays we take collective responsibility for our own lives and for the activities of the community and society of which we are a part.
  • I still took off for the High Holidays and I wouldn't drive on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, but I stopped going to shul.
  • My in-laws, who are amazing, usually come to London twice a year, for the High Holidays and for Pesach.
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