adj. Describing a non-Orthodox Jewish prayer group or service in which men and women can participate equally and a mechitzah is not used.
Languages of Origin
short for "egalitarian"
- Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
- Younger: Jews in their 30s or younger
- North America
Who Uses This
Usually refers specifically to a prayer group or service that is traditional in almost all respects (halachically, liturgically, etc.) except for its egalitarianism.
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