variants or less commonly shetadlan
plural shtadlanim also shetadlanim
: a person appointed by a Jewish community to represent Jewish interests (as before a government or ruler)

Word History


Yiddish & Middle Hebrew; Yiddish shtadlen, from Middle Hebrew shtādlān

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“Shtadlan.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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