Yom

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Yom Day; -- a Hebrew word used in the names of various Jewish feast days; as, Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement; Yom Teruahlit., day of shouting), the Feast of Trumpets.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Heb. yōm,

Usage

In literature:

Any citizen of Yom would help a stranger as a matter of course.
"Beasts and Super-Beasts" by Saki
Molly Brandeis, in her second best dress, walked to temple Yom Kippur eve, her son at her right side, her daughter at her left.
"Fanny Herself" by Edna Ferber
You'd 'a' thought I'd sold him a second, or asked him to work on Yom Kippur!
"Babbitt" by Sinclair Lewis
He knows all about money even if he don't keep Yom Kippur.
"Merton of the Movies" by Harry Leon Wilson
I'd like to see them do the black fast Yom Kippur.
"Ulysses" by James Joyce
Yom-ma-yom ta yom-ma-yom ag-dag-da-gi yo-ma-yom.
"The Tinguian" by Fay-Cooper Cole
We generally get enough beggars coming to us on Fridays and before holy days, but at Yom Kippur and Purim they come in crowds.
"Pictures of Jewish Home-Life Fifty Years Ago" by Hannah Trager
I'd never made good with Piddie in a month of Yom Kippurs if it hadn't been for Old Heavyweight, the main squeeze.
"Torchy" by Sewell Ford
His Yom Kippur was saved.
"Children of the Tenements" by Jacob A. Riis
Erev Yom Kippur, Minchah time!
"Yiddish Tales" by Various
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In poetry:

You mustn't show weakness
and you've got to have a tan.
But sometimes I feel like the thin veils
of Jewish women who faint
at weddings and on Yom Kippur.
"You Mustn't Show Weakness" by Yehuda Amichai

In news:

To Prepare for Yom Kippur, Confess Your Sins on Twitter.
End of Yom Kippur signals new beginnings, forgiven past for members of Jewish faith.
Cantor Jonathan Bubis and Rabbi Shawn Fields-Meyer of Congregation Etz Hadar in Redlands prepare for Yom Kippur service Tuesday.
On Yom Kippur, It Is Sealed Who Will Be Offended By Political Fundraising.
On Yom Kippur, It Is Sealed… Who Will Be Offended By Political Fundraising.
Yom Hadin is almost here and this time of year brings with it a range of emotions.
When we gather there on yom tov and Shabbat, it's for one reason -- prayer .
On Yom Kippur, we seek and offer forgiveness.
Watch artist Mark Podwal, writer and executive producer of the documentary film HOUSE OF LIFE, talk about Yom HaShoah, memory, remembrance, and Prague's old Jewish cemetery.
Jewish Brooklynites prepare for Yom Kippur.
Items tagged with Yom HaShoah.
Yom Kippur begins Tuesday evening.
Tuesday marked the start of Yom Kippur, the most sacred of all Jewish holidays.
Birthday of the World Part 2: Yom Kipur.
I love year-of-manufacture ( YOM ) license plates.
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