hashgokhe, hashgoche, hashguche, hashgacho, hashgakhah, hashgochah, hashgucha, hashgakha, hashgahah, hashgochoh, hashgocho, hashgaha, hashgachah, hashgocha
- 1. Divine providence, interference, attention 2. Rabbinic supervision designating food as kosher
- G-d supersizes a unique hashgacha to His people, the Jews.
- I got to the bus stop just as the bus pulled in! What hashgacha!
- I don't eat food with that hashgacha.
- The restaurant is under the Hashgacha of Rabbi [Name].
Languages of Origin
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)
North America, Israel
Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).
The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).
In the divine providence sense, it is often a shorthand of the phrase "hashgacha pratit" or "hashgacha pratis" with the same meaning.
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