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High Holidays
used in In the Unlikely Event

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the ten-day period in Judaism which begins with Rosh Hashanah, is followed by the ten days of repentance, and ends with Yom Kippur (the day of repentance)
  • Even though Natalie's family was Jewish and attended Temple B'nai Israel on the High Holidays, same as Miri's family, they had a big, beautiful tree in their living room, which they called a Hanukkah bush.
    p. 28.8
  • She felt the same when she listened to the choir at Temple B'nai Israel but that was just on the High Holidays, the only time her family attended services, except for seventh grade, when the boys in her class had been bar mitzvahed and every week there was another celebration.
    p. 76.5
  • She prayed to a god she didn't know, not the god from the High Holidays, but some other god, who wouldn't be too busy to listen.
    p. 166.1
  • It took a minute for her eyes to adjust, for her to see Natalie crouched on the floor in the corner, rocking back and forth, mumbling to herself, like an old man davening on the High Holidays.
    p. 189.1

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