- "synonym for the Jewish people" (JPS)
- "The story of Passover is the origin story of Klal Yisrael."
Languages of Origin
כלל ישראל 'lit. all of Israel'
Who Uses This
Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).
The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).
More common among Orthodox Jews.
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