kehillah

noun
ke·​hil·​lah
variants: or kehilla \ kəˈhilə \
plural kehilloth or kehillot\ -​ˌlōt(h) , -​ōs \

Definition of kehillah

: the Jewish community of a city organized for the administration of charities and communal work

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History and Etymology for kehillah

Hebrew qĕhillāh assembly, community

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“Kehillah.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kehillah. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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