sheket bevakasha

Alternative Spellings

sheket bivakasha, sheket bivakashah, sheket bevakashah

Definitions

  • "Quiet please."

Example Sentences

  • "Anyone who went to a Jewish camp or Hebrew school may now be feeling a desire to yell 'hey!' after reading the words 'sheket bevakasha.'" (http://www.jewishtreats.org/2016/09/sheketbevakasha.html)

Languages of Origin

Modern Hebrew

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
Younger: Jews in their 30s or younger
Organizations: People involved in a professional or volunteer capacity with Jewish nonprofit organizations

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

None

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