shlichut

Alternative Spellings

shleechut, shlichoot, shleechoot

Definitions

  • Being a shaliach (Israeli staff member at a non-Israeli camp).

Example Sentences

  • "Through her shlichut, [she] hopes to share the special Israel that she experiences every day." (https://www.shalomdc.org/meet-the-shlichim/)

Languages of Origin

Modern Hebrew

Etymology

שליחות shlichut 'mission'

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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