mifkad

Alternative Spellings

meefkad

Definitions

  • Formal group meeting, usually at a time of significance (e.g. morning, Shabbat services, meals).

Example Sentences

  • "I'll see you all at 6:15 for mifkad."

Languages of Origin

Modern Hebrew

Etymology

מיפקד mifkad 'gathering to rally a group'

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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