Korban - קָרְבָּן

Updated: Jul 18, 2021

Pronunciation: Kor·ban

Literal translation: Sacrifice



Muslims in Israel and around the world are celebrating Eid al-Adha these days. One of the highlights of the holiday is Hag HaKorban, where a lamb is sacrificed in Mecca. In Muslim households, including here in Israel, it is customary to make lamb in commemoration of the korban they sacrifice in Mecca.

 

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