masa

Alternative Spellings

massa, massah, masah

Definitions

  • A journey; at some camps, a hike or trip.

Example Sentences

  • "When you march back into camp property on the final morning after your masa, you’ll be different." (https://www.ramahoutdoors.org/guest-blog/adultcampstory/)

Languages of Origin

Textual Hebrew, Modern Hebrew

Etymology

מסע masa 'journey'

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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