tisch

Pronunciations

Definitions

  • n. A festive friday night gathering, often involving alcohol and singing [lit. "table"]. in hasidic circles, the rebbe often hosts a tisch with hundreds of hasidim at which he shares his teachings.

Example Sentences

  • "After dinner, we went to the Gerer Rebbe's tish."

Languages of Origin

  • Yiddish

Etymology

  • טיש tish 'table'

    • Who Uses This

      • Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)

      Regions

      • North America
      • Great Britain
      • South Africa
      • Australia / New Zealand

      Dictionaries

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      Alternative Spellings

      tish

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