chalutziut

Pronunciations

chalutziut (chah-LOO-tsee-YOOT) listen

Definitions

  • adj. Pioneering, specifically the Chalutzim movement in the region of Palestine.
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Example Sentences

  • "Above all, let’s remember that a chalutziut program may mean that some day one of our children may want to settle in Israel."

Languages of Origin

  • Modern Hebrew

Etymology

  • חלוציות chalutziyut 'pioneering'

    • Who Uses This

      • Camp: Jews who attend or work at a Jewish overnight summer camp
      • Israel: Diaspora Jews who feel connected to Israel and have spent time there

      Regions

      • North America
      • Great Britain
      • Australia / New Zealand

      Dictionaries

      • None

      Alternative Spellings

      halutziut, halutziyut, chalutziyut

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