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Hachnassat Kallah

Lit. Ushering in the bride

A tradition in some Jewish communities (usually Orthodox) to donate money to provide a dowry for a poor bride.

Synonyms: Hachnasat Kallah, Hakhnasat Kallah, Hachnosas Kallah, Hachnasas Kallah

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