• n. The multi-volume collection of letters by the Lubavitcher Rebbe that is often used as a kind of an oracle.

Example Sentences

  • "Many Chabad Chasidim engage in the practice of writing to the igros."

  • "Upon her request, I wrote to the Rebbe with her question and put the letter into a volume of Igros Kodesh." (source)

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew
  • Aramaic


  • Textual Hebrew איגרות קודש igrot kodesh 'letters of holiness'

    • Who Uses This

      • Chabad: Jews affiliated with the Chabad Lubavitch movement


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


      • None

      Alternative Spellings

      igrot kodesh, igros koydesh, igrot koydesh, igros koidesh, igrot koidesh


  • See a video about this practice here. Sometimes shortened to "igros" or "igrot."

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