kolel

noun
ko·​lel | \ ˈkōˌlāl \
plural kolelim\ kōˈlālə̇m , -​ālēm \ also kolels

Definition of kolel

: a community or congregation of Jewish settlers in Israel receiving financial support from the halukkah fund

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History and Etymology for kolel

New Hebrew kōlēl, from Hebrew kālal to comprise, include

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“Kolel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kolel. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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