n. A derogatory term for ultra-Orthodox/Haredi Jews, common in Israel.
Mea Shearim is full of dosim.
Languages of Origin
- Modern Hebrew
Comes from datiim, meaning religious people, but the "t" is changed to an "s" and the "a" to an "o" to mock the Ashkenazi pronunciation common among Haredi Jews.
- Israel: Diaspora Jews who feel connected to Israel and have spent time there
- Younger: Jews in their 30s or younger
- non-Haredi Jews, especially secular Jews
- North America
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