chasidei umot haolam


chasidei umot haolam (chas-DEI oo-MOHT hah-oh-LAHM) listen


  • n. Non-Jews who are 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." (source)

  • "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?" (source)

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew


  • חסידי אומות העולם chasidei ummot ha'olam 'lit. 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


      • North America


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

      Alternative Spellings

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