chinuch (chee-NOOCH) listen


  • n. Jewish education.

Example Sentences

  • Even if you don't normally bentch out loud, it's important to do it when children are present for the sake of chinuch.

  • "Before Bar Mitzvah, a child also observes mitzvos, but this observance is termed merely chinuch..." (source).

  • "Members of Tzevet chinuch (Jewish learning staff) gathered weekly for a Torah-themed 'round-table discussion' radio show" (source).

  • "If you move to Chicago, you'll have no problem with the chinuch" (Glinert).

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew


  • חינוך chinukh 'education'

    • Who Uses This

      • Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
      • Camp: Jews who attend or work at a Jewish overnight summer camp


      • North America
      • Great Britain
      • South Africa
      • Australia / New Zealand


      • The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).

      Alternative Spellings

      hinuch, hinukh, chinukh, khinekh, khinukh, chinech, hinech, hinekh, chinekh

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