halukkah

halukkah

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  • ḤALUKKAH — (Heb. חֲלֻקָּה), financial allowance for the support of the inhabitants of Ereẓ Israel from the contributions of their coreligionists in the Diaspora. In a wider sense, ḥalukkah denotes the organized method of this support and the institutions… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • halukkah — ha·luk·kah …   English syllables

  • Halukka — The halukka (Hebrew: החלוקה‎) was an organized distribution and collection of funds for the residents of the Yishuv haYashan in the Holy Land; which were organized into Kolelim. Sympathizing Jews in the diaspora formed a standing committee,… …   Wikipedia

  • HISTORICAL SURVEY: THE STATE AND ITS ANTECEDENTS (1880–2006) — Introduction It took the new Jewish nation about 70 years to emerge as the State of Israel. The immediate stimulus that initiated the modern return to Zion was the disappointment, in the last quarter of the 19th century, of the expectation that… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • MODERN TIMES – TO 1880 — introduction dawn of the enlightenment influence of mercantilist absolutism on jewish status arguments for toleration moses mendelssohn egalitarianism and emancipation in the u.s. the french revolution napoleon bonaparte and the french sanhedrin… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • RELIGIOUS LIFE AND COMMUNITIES — Jews UNDER OTTOMAN RULE The Jews of the pre Zionist old yishuv, both sephardim (from the Orient) and ashkenazim (of European origin), dedicated their lives to the fulfillment of religious precepts: the study of the torah and the meticulous… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • WOMAN — This article is arranged according to the following outline: the historical perspective biblical period marriage and children women in household life economic roles educational and managerial roles religious roles women outside the household… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Hirsch Lehren — (April 1784, The Hague September 1853, Amsterdam) was a Dutch Jewish merchant and community worker. Lehren was prominent in the history of the Ḥaluḳḳah in the first half of the nineteenth century. Beginning with 1810, he, as a rich and… …   Wikipedia

  • BEN-YEHUDA, ELIEZER — (1858–1922), Hebrew writer and lexicographer, generally considered the father of modern Hebrew, and one of the first active Zionist leaders. Born Eliezer Yiẓḥak Perelman in Luzhky, Lithuania, he officially adopted the pseudonym Ben Yehuda, which… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • ḤAVAẒẒELET — (Heb. חֲבַצֶּלֶת), Hebrew newspaper, first published in Jerusalem in 1863, discontinued after approximately one year, revived at the end of 1870, and continued until close to the outbreak of World War I. Founded by Israel Bak, a pioneer of the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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