- A derogatory term for ultra-Orthodox/Haredi Jews, common in Israel.
- Mea Shearim is full of dosim.
Languages of Origin
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.
Who Uses This
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, Israel
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