halukkah

noun ha·luk·kah \¦ḵälu̇¦kä, ḵəˈlu̇kə\
variants: or

chalukah

less commonly

halukah

or

haluka

or

chaluka

\¦ḵälu̇¦kä, ḵəˈlu̇kə\

Definition of halukkah

plural

-s

  1. :  a fund collected from Jews throughout the world especially formerly for support of the needy in Palestine

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Origin and Etymology of halukkah

Hebrew ḥăluqqāh portion, division


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