hagigah

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hagigah (countable and uncountable, plural hagigahs)

  1. A sacrificial offering at one of the three pilgrimage festivals: Passover, Shavuot (Pentecost), and Sukkot (Tabernacles).
    • 1997, H. M. Vroom & ‎Martin Gosman, Holy Scriptures in Judaism, Christianity and Islam, ISBN 9042002131, page 77:
      The resolution points toward the rabbinic conclusion that lambs and kids are to be employed for the Passover flesh itself, while animals from the herd are to be used for a supplementary hagigah contribution.
  2. The tractate from the Talmud that deals with these offerings.