Be well


  • interj. Closing to a letter or conversation: Take care, be healthy.

Example Sentences

  • "I hope that this clarifies the technicalities of this out of the ordinary Shabbos. May Yom Kippur be meaningful for you and your family.

    Be Well,

    Rabbi Litt"


Languages of Origin

  • Yiddish
  • English

Who Uses This

  • Jews: Jews of diverse religious backgrounds and organizational involvements
  • Non-Jews: (words that have spread outside of Jewish networks)


  • North America


  • None


  • The Yiddish equivalent is זײַ געזונט zay gezunt (for a single addressee, informally) or זײַט געזונט zayt gezunt (for multiple addressees, or formally with a single addressee). It also means "be healthy" and is used as a salutation upon departing.

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