anash

Alternative Spellings

enash

Definitions

  • members of the Hasidic community

Example Sentences

  • "It's Erev Rosh Hashanah and hundreds of Anash are still desperately awaiting assistance for Yom Tov."

Languages of Origin

Textual Hebrew, Modern Hebrew

Etymology

Textual Hebrew אנ״ש, an abbreviation of אַנְשֵׁי שְׁלֹמֵנוּ‎ anshé sh'loménu 'the people of our peace'

Who Uses This

Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)

Regions

North America, Great Britain, South Africa, Australia / New Zealand

Dictionaries

None

Notes

Specifically used by Hasidic Jews to refer to Jews in the same Hasidic sect

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