• n. The resurrection of the dead; Judaism teaches that the righteous will be resurrected when the moshiach comes.

Example Sentences

  • "There were so many people there that we haven't seen for ages—it was like techiyas ha-meysim." (Glinert)

  • "In the following halachic responsa, Rav Moshe Feinstein addresses the intriguing question: If a woman miscarries does the fetus merit being brought back to life at the time of Techiyat HaMetim?" (source)

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew


  • תחיית המתים

    • Who Uses This

      • Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education


      • North America


      • The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).

      Alternative Spellings

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