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Yontef

a Jewish holiday

This is a Yiddish pronunciation of the Hebrew term יום טוב (yom tov), which means good day. This refers to Jewish holidays on which work is forbidden. Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, and Pesach are examples.

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