pas Yisroel

Pronunciations

pas Yisroel (PAHS yis-ROH-uhl) listen

Definitions

  • adj. (Of bread or bread products) baked in part or in whole by a Jew.

Example Sentences

  • "A hechsher on packaged baked goods does not mean the product is pat Yisrael unless it is labeled as such." (source)

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew

Etymology

  • פַּת יִשְׂרָאֵל‎ / פת ישראל pat yisra'el 'lit. bread of Israel'

    • Who Uses This

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

      Regions

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

      Dictionaries

      • None

      Alternative Spellings

      pat Yisrael

Notes

  • Pas Yisroel is a higher standard than the bread simply being kosher.

    A Jew can do something as small as adjusting the temperature on the oven to make the bread pas Yisroel.

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