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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The practice of turning secularized Jews toward Orthodox Judaism.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Mishnaic Hebrew qîrûb, bringing near, rapprochement, from Hebrew qērēb, to bring near, derived stem of qārab, he came near; see qrb in Semitic roots.]

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