kidush Hashem, kiddush Ha-shem
- the sanctification of God's name; "bringing honor to God" (Glinert)
- "Make sure you behave well when you go on your school trip wearing your kippahs--it's a kiddush hashem!"
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Who Uses This
Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).
The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).
opposite of chillul Hashem, חילול השם
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