dugma ishit

Alternative Spellings

dugmah ishit, dugma isheet

Definitions

  • role model, personal example

Example Sentences

  • "The role of the senior buddy is to be a dugma isheet for their partner in the younger grade." "The chanichim should understand that although a dugma ishit is very important, an ishiut shedugma is on a much higher level." (http://www.hadracha.org/en/vw.asp?id=2488)

Languages of Origin

Modern Hebrew

Etymology

דוגמא אישית 'lit. personal model'

Who Uses This

Camp: Jews who attend or work at a Jewish overnight summer camp
Israel: Diaspora Jews who feel connected to Israel and have spent time there

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

None

Notes

also just "dugma"

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