Chinuch

Alternative Spellings

Hinuch, Hinukh, Chinukh, Khinekh, Khinukh, Chinech, Hinech, Hinekh, Chinekh

Definitions

  • 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..." (https://www.chabad.org/therebbe/article_cdo/aid/93604/jewish/The-Responsibility-for-Chinuch.htm).
  • "Members of Tzevet chinuch (Jewish learning staff) gathered weekly for a Torah-themed 'round-table discussion' radio show" (https://www.ramahberkshires.org/blog/kolot-ramah-berkshires-the-voices-of-ramah-berkshires/).
  • "If you move to Chicago, you'll have no problem with the chinuch" (Glinert).

Languages of Origin

Textual Hebrew

Etymology

Hebrew חינוך chinukh

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)
Camp: Jews who attend or work at a Jewish overnight summer camp

Dictionaries

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

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