n. Institution where married men pursue advanced Talmudic study.
"A Community Kollel is a group of young, dedicated Jewish families who live, learn and teach in the community." (source)
Languages of Origin
- Textual Hebrew
כולל 'lit. community, collective'
- Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
- North America
- Great Britain
- South Africa
- Australia / New Zealand
Who Uses This
Some kollels, potentially in conjunction with their wives, offer classes and other rabbinic services to the Jewish community around them, especially in non-Orthodox neighborhoods.
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