• n. Persecution.

Example Sentences

  • "Unfortunately, whether we write about them or not, this fringe group has already gained legitimacy in every corner of the world, among the most well-known and prestigious news reporters, as the networks have focused on them and many millions of viewers have been exposed to the images of these obviously Orthodox, Chassidish-looking men engaged in redifa against all Jews." (source)

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew
  • Yiddish


  • Y רדיפֿה redife

    • Who Uses This

      • Older: Jews who are middle-aged and older
      • Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage


      • North America


      • Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).

      Alternative Spellings

      redifeh, redifa, redifah

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