n. Weekly Torah portion.
Languages of Origin
- Modern Hebrew
סדרה, סידרה - sedre (Yiddish), sidra (Aramaic/Hebrew)
- Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
- North America
- Great Britain
- South Africa
- Australia / New Zealand
- The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).
- The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).
- Dictionary of Jewish Usage: A Popular Guide to the Use of Jewish Terms, by Sol Steinmetz (Lanham, MD, 2005).
Who Uses This
sedre, sedra, sedrah, sidrah
Non-Orthodox Jews tend to use the word "parsha" instead.
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