anash

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

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

      Alternative Spellings

      enash

      Notes

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

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