tsedaka tatsil mimavet


  • sent. 'Charity saves from death'.

Example Sentences

  • "'Fighting racism, engaging in protests, taking actions to support the rights and well-being of your community actually leads to improved health,' reports Williams, a case study of tzedakah tatzil mimavet — justice literally saving from death." (source)

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew


  • צדקה תציל ממוות

    • 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

      tzedaka tatzil mimavet, tsdoke tatsil mimoves, tsdoke tatzil mimoves, tzedakah tatsil mimavet, tzedakah tatzil mimavet, tzedaka tatsil mimavet, tzedaka tatzil mimavet


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