kesher

Definitions

  • connection, relationship, link

Example Sentences

  • "i usually ask the associate rabbi from my parents shul for halachic shaylos, just because i have a kesher with him. he's usually reachable by phone. on shabbos/yomtov i ask my shul rav my shailos (i.e. timers for A/C) since he's available, but i dont have a real kesher with him yet." (http://www.ishtetl.com/index.php?/topic/2830-when-rabbis-dont-answer/page-2)

Languages of Origin

Textual Hebrew, Modern Hebrew

Etymology

קשר kesher

Who Uses This

Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

Frumspeak: The First Dictionary of Yeshivish, by Chaim Weiser (Northvale, 1995).

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