hashkafah

Alternative Spellings

hashkofe, hashkafa

Definitions

  • ideological outlook; point of view; "philosophy" (Weiser)

Example Sentences

  • "I had a great time on our date, but I think our hashkafas may be too different to make it work."

Languages of Origin

Textual Hebrew, Modern Hebrew

Etymology

השקפה

Who Uses This

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

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).
Frumspeak: The First Dictionary of Yeshivish, by Chaim Weiser (Northvale, 1995).

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