kolel

noun ko·lel \ˈkōˌlāl\

Definition of kolel

plural

kolelim

\kōˈlālə̇m, -ālēm\ also

kolels

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

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Origin and Etymology of kolel

New Hebrew kōlēl, from Hebrew kālal to comprise, include


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