chalutziut

Alternative Spellings

halutziut, halutziyut, chalutziyut

Definitions

  • Pioneering, specifically the Chalutzim movement in the region of Palestine. (https://newspapers.library.in.gov/?a=d&d=JPOST19500728-01.1.11&e=-------en-20--1--txt-txIN-------)

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

Dictionaries

None

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