Tot Shabbat

Pronunciations

Tot Shabbat (TAHT shuh-BAHT) listen

Definitions

  • n. A synagogue-based service or play group for young children on Shabbat.

Example Sentences

  • "At Tot Shabbat, our youngest congregants, from ages 2 to 4, joyfully discover the wonders of the Shabbat service in a lively atmosphere...” (Sutton Place Synagogue)

Languages of Origin

  • English
  • Textual Hebrew

Etymology

  • English "tot" + Heb שבת shabát

    • Who Uses This

      • Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
      • Organizations: People involved in a professional or volunteer capacity with Jewish nonprofit organizations

      Regions

      • North America
      • Australia / New Zealand

      Dictionaries

      • None

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