madricha, madrichah, madrikha, madrikh
- 1. Youth counselor or supervisor 2. A teacher's assistant for elementary and middle schoolers during classes in religious schools.
- "I absolutely loved my madrich on Birthright."
Languages of Origin
מדריך madríkh 'lit. (male) guide', מדריכה madrikhá 'lit. (female) guide'
Who Uses This
Camp: Jews who attend or work at a Jewish overnight summer camp
Israel: Diaspora Jews who feel connected to Israel and have spent time there
North America, Great Britain, South Africa, Australia / New Zealand
Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).
The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).
fem. madricha, plural madrichim, fem. plural madrichot.
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