Am Yisrael chai

Pronunciations

Am Yisrael chai (AHM yihs-RAH-ehl CHAI)

Definitions

  • interj. An affirmation of the continuity of the Jewish people.

Example Sentences

  • "They say they want to kill us, and to that we say 'Am Yisrael Chai.'"

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew

Etymology

  • עם ישראל חי / עַם יִשְׂרָאֵל חַי am Yisra'el chai 'the nation of Israel lives'

    • Who Uses This

      • Jews: Jews of diverse religious backgrounds and organizational involvements

      Regions

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

      Dictionaries

      • None

      Alternative Spellings

      Am Israel chai, Am Yisra'el chai

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