MK

Pronunciations

Definitions

  • n. Member of Knesset (Israel's parliament), i.e. an Israeli legislator.

Example Sentences

  • "Despite the challenges, Yesh Atid [an Israeli political party] MK Mickey Levy told Radio 103FM on Thursday that Yamina [another Israeli political party] hasn’t ruled out joining forces with the anti-Netanyahu bloc." (source)

Languages of Origin

  • Modern Hebrew
  • English

Who Uses This

  • Israel: Diaspora Jews who feel connected to Israel and have spent time there

Regions

  • North America

Dictionaries

  • Dictionary of Jewish Usage: A Popular Guide to the Use of Jewish Terms, by Sol Steinmetz (Lanham, MD, 2005).

Alternative Spellings

M.K.

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