The anniversary of a person's death, often of a parent's. (noun)
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Use "yahrzeit" in a sentence
"While the body of her work reflects an unending quest for absolute perfection of form, she also produced functional pieces, such as yahrzeit (memorial) lamps."
"The yahrzeit candle symbolized as much the loss of life as the loss of our innocence."
"In a subsection titled "Life Cycle Rituals," Prothero announces that Jewish mourning rituals include "a seven-day period of sitting shiva in the home followed by burial, Kaddish prayers for the dead, and a one-year-anniversary remembrance called the yahrzeit.""