Definitions

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  • noun A blessing recited over wine or grape juice in commemoration of the sanctity of the Shabbat or other Jewish holy day.

Etymologies

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Hebrew קידוש‎ (kidúsh, "kiddush", literally "sanctification").

Examples

  • The word kiddush actually refers to the blessing that is recited over the wine before the meal begins.

    Weaving Women's Words: Seattle Stories

  • The 15-part seder feast is a traditionally kosher meal that opens with a prayer called the kiddush, declaring the holiness of the festival of liberation.

    statesman.com - Highschool

  • The 15-part seder feast is a traditionally kosher meal that opens with a prayer called the kiddush, declaring the holiness of the festival of liberation.

    statesman.com - Highschool

  • The 15-part seder feast is a traditionally kosher meal that opens with a prayer called the kiddush, declaring the holiness of the festival of liberation.

    statesman.com - Highschool

  • The 15-part seder feast is a traditionally kosher meal that opens with a prayer called the kiddush, declaring the holiness of the festival of liberation.

    statesman.com - Highschool

  • The 15-part seder feast is a traditionally kosher meal that opens with a prayer called the kiddush, declaring the holiness of the festival of liberation.

    statesman.com - Highschool

  • He goes on to clarify that there are a number of exceptions to the rule, such as kiddush, mazzah, the Passover sacrifice, Hakhel (assembly) and rejoicing on the festivals (MT Idolatry 12: 3).

    Maimonides.

  • A ramped hallway containing a lending library and a tiny gift shop adjoins the school building to the temple, and opens into a foyer where the kiddush (a ceremonial blessing of wine and challah bread) and Shabbat Oneg (a Sabbath wine and cheese reception) are held after Friday night services.

    American Grace

  • I have found myself hanging around my synagogue's shabbat kiddush begging Camp Ramah-bound campers to take me in their suitcase, promising to bring with me a month's worth of Lick-a-Maid.

    Mira Sucharov: The Good Thing About Jewish Summer Camp Indoctrination

  • I have found myself hanging around my synagogue's shabbat kiddush begging Camp Ramah-bound campers to take me in their suitcase, promising to bring with me a month's worth of Lick-a-Maid.

    Mira Sucharov: The Good Thing About Jewish Summer Camp Indoctrination

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