chidon

Alternative Spellings

hidon

Definitions

  • A bible quiz in Orthodox camps and schools.

Example Sentences

  • "It was his family at home who encouraged him to take the chidon exam." (https://www.jewishlinknj.com/community-news/bergen/34093-two-nj-tanach-enthusiasts-to-compete-in-us-adult-chidon)

Languages of Origin

Modern Hebrew

Etymology

חידון chidon 'quiz'

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

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

None

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