- Literally, "to shake", to sway back and forth during prayer
- "I don't shuckle--I'm not that frum."
Languages of Origin
שאָקלען shoklen 'to shake' (verbal stem is שאָקל shokl)
Who Uses This
Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).
Edit See something you disagree with? Feel free to edit it. All changes will be moderated.