chasidei umot haolam

Alternative Spellings

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Definitions

  • "The pious of the world" (Glinert), non-Jews who have been particularly righteous and/or follow the seven Noahide Laws.

Example Sentences

  • "Raoul Wallenberg will go down in history as one of the outstanding chasidey umot ha-olam." (Glinert)
  • "We will never forget, never, these great human beings, Chasidei Umot Ha'Olam, the Righteous Among the Nations. They give us a map and a compass for charting the course of humanity." (https://mfa.gov.il/MFA/PressRoom/2017/Pages/PM-Netanyahu-remarks-at-French-Holocaust-commemoration-ceremony-.aspx#:~:text=We%20will%20never%20forget%2C%20never,democracy%20of%20enterprise%20and%20culture.)
  • "For a non-Jew to attain the status of "chasidei umos ha'olam" does he/she have to accept/believe that there is one God who is the Elokei Yisroel and has chosen the Jewish people to be his chosen people? Or is enough that the non-Jews had pity on Jews and saved/helped them?" (https://judaism.stackexchange.com/questions/79630/what-does-it-take-to-be-considered-one-of-the-chasidei-umos-haolam)

Languages of Origin

Textual Hebrew

Etymology

חסידי אומות העולם chasidei ummot ha'olam 'the pious ones of the nations of the world.'

Who Uses This

Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
Israel: Diaspora Jews who feel connected to Israel and have spent time there

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).

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