gemilus chasadim, gemilut hasadim
- "Literally, "acts of loving kindness"", (JPS) often used in reference to charitable activities
- "Visiting a nursing home and donating food to a soup kitchen are examples of gemilut chasadim."
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Who Uses This
Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
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).
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