n. Lit. "service"; specifically a shared taxi used in Israeli transportation.
"You should take a sherut from the Ben Gurion Airport to Jerusalem."
Languages of Origin
- Modern Hebrew
- Israel: Diaspora Jews who feel connected to Israel and have spent time there
- North America
- Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).
- The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).
Who Uses This
Can also refer to 'sherut l'umi' (שירות לאומי), national service done in lieu of army service in Israel.
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