shaliach

Pronunciations

shaliach (shah-LEE-ach) listen

Definitions

  • n. An Israeli staff member at a non-Israeli summer camp, often a member of the Mishlachat (Israeli delegation).

Example Sentences

  • "Hosting a shaliach can be an incredibly enriching experience."

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Languages of Origin

  • Modern Hebrew

Etymology

  • שָׁלִיחַ shaliach 'emissary'

    • 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
      • South Africa
      • Australia / New Zealand

      Dictionaries

      • None

      Alternative Spellings

      shaleeach

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