[Sephardic Hebrew kuh-hee-lah; Ashkenazic Hebrew kuh-hil-uh]
- 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
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Examples from the Web for kehillah
Gradually their numbers increased until they formed a band of associates (Chebel), or Levitical guild (Kehillah).History of the Jews, Vol. I (of 6)