Boreh Olam


Boreh Olam (BOH-ray OH-luhm) listen
Boiray Oylam (BOY-ray OY-luhm) listen


  • n. God, lit. 'creator of the world'

Example Sentences

  • "I had made a kabbalah to sing only songs connected to emunah, bitachon, and the Borei Olam." (source)

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Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew

Who Uses This

  • Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
  • Sephardim: Jews with Sephardi or Mizrahi heritage


  • North America


  • The New Joys of Yiddish, by Leo Rosten and Lawrence Bush (New York, 2003[1968]).

Alternative Spellings

Borey Olam, Boire Olam, Bore Olam, Boyre Olam, Boirei Oilam, Borey Olam, Boiray Oylam

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