|baruch Hashem||(BAH-ruch hah-shem)||listen|
|baruch Hashem||(bah-RUCH hah-SHEM)||listen|
|baruch Hashem||(bah-ROOH hah-SHEM)||listen|
interj. "Thank God," "blessed is God."
"Did you do well on your exam?" "Baruch Hashem, yes!"
"How's the family?" "Baruch Hashem!"
Languages of Origin
- Textual Hebrew
- Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
- Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
- North America
- Great Britain
- South Africa
- Australia / New Zealand
- The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).
- The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).
Who Uses This
borukh Hashem, baruch Ha-shem, boruch Hashem, baruch HaShem
Often abbreviated B"H or BH.
Often used to punctuate conversation, sometimes as a response to "how are you?"
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