n. Outside of Israel; the disapora, lit. "outside the land."
We observe two days of yontif in chutz la'aretz.
After the army [IDF], he's going to be chutz la'aretz for a while.
Because of the calendar, Israel is a week ahead in the Parshiyos [Torah portions] than chutz la'aretz.
She did her Master's in Israel and her PhD chutz la'aretz. (Glinert)
Languages of Origin
- Modern Hebrew
חוץ לארץ chutz la'aretz 'outside of the land'
- Israel: Diaspora Jews who feel connected to Israel and have spent time there
- North America
- Great Britain
- South Africa
- Australia / New Zealand
- The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).
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Often clipped to the acronym "חו׳׳ל’’.
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