mivtza

Pronunciations

mivtza (meet-TZAH) listen

Definitions

  • n. A campaign run by Chabad to encourage Jewish observance.

Example Sentences

  • "Each Friday, my friends and I take the train to the city to do mivtzoim."

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew

Etymology

  • מבצע 'project, operation' (plural מבצעים‎ mivtzaim)

    • Who Uses This

      • Chabad: Jews affiliated with the Chabad Lubavitch movement

      Regions

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

      Dictionaries

      • None

      Alternative Spellings

      mivtsah, mivtzah, mivtsa

Notes

  • Plural mivtzoim.

    This term is also used in Modern Hebrew to describe military missions conducted by the Israeli military and security apparatus.

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