mekurav

Definitions

  • n. Non-Orthodox congregants and supporters of Chabad houses.

Example Sentences

  • "Boruch Hashem my son's Chabad house is celebrating two years, and he has a dozen regular mekuravim."

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew
  • Yiddish
  • Modern Hebrew

Etymology

  • מקורב Heb. mekorav n. 'associate' adj. 'close' Yid. mekurev n. 'intimate, member of the entourage (of a prominent person)'

    • Who Uses This

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

      Regions

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

      Dictionaries

      • None

      Alternative Spellings

      mekorav, mekurev

Notes

  • Plural mekuravim or mekurovim.

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