One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A Jewish private party or celebration.
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- ‘This was no longer a simcha [celebration] whose essence you attempted to capture on film.’
- ‘Families come together to celebrate holidays and simchas, joyous occasions.’
- ‘When you celebrate your simcha abroad, give your guests Made-In-Israel personalized favors.’
- ‘Seven years ago, Rabbi Weinberg was visiting his family for a simcha in Atlanta.’
From Hebrew śimḥāh ‘rejoicing’.
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