- "The Western Wall"/wailing wall (Glinert)
- "I'm going to pray at the Kotel tomorrow with Women of the Wall."
Languages of Origin
כותל 'lit. wall', short for הכותל 'the Wall' or הכותל המערבי 'the Western Wall'
Who Uses This
Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
Israel: Diaspora Jews who feel connected to Israel and have spent time there
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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