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Transliteration Hebrew Definition
Lag Ba’Omer

ל"ג בָּעוֹמֵר

Thirty-third day of the Counting of the Omer.

Lulav

לוּלַב

Ritual object that gathers a palm branch, two willow branches, and three myrtle branches, gathered with an Etrog and waved all around on Sukkot.

L’chayim

לְחַיִים

“To Life!” The traditional Jewish toast.

L’shana Tova Tikateivu

לְשַׁנָה טוֹבָה תִּכַּתֵבו

“May you be written for a good year [in the Book of Life],” a traditional Rosh HaShana greeting.