What does havdalah mean?

Definitions for havdalahhɑvˈdɔ lə, ˌhɑv dɑˈlɑ

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  1. Havdalah(ProperNoun)

    the Jewish ceremony that concludes the Sabbath or other Holy days


  1. Havdalah

    Havdalah is a Jewish religious ceremony that marks the symbolic end of Shabbat and Jewish holidays, and ushers in the new week. The ritual involves lighting a special havdalah candle with several wicks, blessing a cup of wine and smelling sweet spices. Shabbat ends on Saturday night after the appearance of three stars in the sky. Some communities delay the Havdalah in order to prolong Shabbat.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of havdalah in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of havdalah in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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