[ Sephardic Hebrew kuh-hee-lah; Ashkenazic Hebrew kuh-hil-uh ]
/ Sephardic Hebrew kə hiˈlɑ; Ashkenazic Hebrew kəˈhɪl ə /

noun, plural ke·hil·loth, ke·hil·lot, ke·hil·los [Sephardic Hebrew kuh-hee-lawt; Ashkenazic Hebrew kuh-hil-oht, -ohs] /Sephardic Hebrew kə hiˈlɔt; Ashkenazic Hebrew kəˈhɪl oʊt, -oʊs/.

the organization of the Jewish population of a community that deals with charities and other communal affairs.

Origin of kehillah

First recorded in 1880–85, kehillah is from the Hebrew word qəhillāh community Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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