n. The assistant head of a division or area of camp (e.g. age group, sport, art, education).
n. Principal of a school, assistant head.
"David worked as Sgan Rosh Sport last summer."
"Rav Margolis was the Sgan Rosh Yeshiva of Yeshiva Torah Temimah in Flatbush for the past 35 years." (source)
"Rav Ezra Starr is Sgan Rosh Moshava for Eidot Hey and Aleph." (source)
Languages of Origin
- Modern Hebrew
סגן ראש 'assistant head'
- Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
- Camp: Jews who attend or work at a Jewish overnight summer camp
- North America
- South Africa
Who Uses This
s'gan rosh, segan rosh, sgan-rosh, s'gan-rosh, segan-rosh
Often clipped as "sgan" in camp settings.
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