aron kodesh

Alternative Spellings

ahron kodesh


  • "Literally, "holy ark"." (JPS)

Example Sentences

  • "The aron hakodesh stores the synagogue's Torah."

Languages of Origin

Textual Hebrew


ארון קודש

Who Uses This

Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education


North America


The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).
The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).

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