zichrona livracha

Alternative Spellings

zikhrona livrakha


  • May her memory be blessed.

Example Sentences

  • "It does help me make a transition to the rest of the year of mourning for my mother, zichrona livracha, may her memory be for a blessing." (http://www.bnaijacobfw.org/our-rabbi.html?post_id=7033)

Languages of Origin

Textual Hebrew


זכרונה לברכה

Who Uses This

Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education


North America


Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).
The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).
The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).


Sometimes abbreviated z"l. See also zichrono livracha.

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