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דַּקָּה דּוּמִיָּה, רֶגַע שֶׁל דּוּמִיָּה

One appropriate emotional response to tragedy such as that which took place the other day in Connecticut, is to be silent.On a communal level, sometimes a moment of silence is observed.

Hebrew has two terms for this:

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דַּקָּה דּוּמִיָּה literally, a minute silent

רֶגַע שֶׁל דּוּמִיָּה literally, a moment of silence

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Ami Steinberger is founder and director of Ulpan La-Inyan.
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