n. One side of a page (of Talmud).
n. Page (in a prayerbook).
n. Pulpit, lectern.
Languages of Origin
- Textual Hebrew
From Hebrew עמוד amúd, Yiddish ómed, both meaning 'column (of print); pulpit, synagogue lectern' (plural עמודים amudím in Hebrew, amúdim in Yiddish)
- Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
- Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
- Israel: Diaspora Jews who feel connected to Israel and have spent time there
- North America
- Great Britain
- South Africa
- Dictionary of Jewish Usage: A Popular Guide to the Use of Jewish Terms, by Sol Steinmetz (Lanham, MD, 2005).
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