kiruv

[ kee-roov ]
/ ˈki ruv /

noun

Hebrew. the act or practice of bringing secularized Jews closer to Judaism, especially Orthodox Judaism, as through seminars, meetings, and religious rituals.

QUIZZES

THIS PSAT VOCABULARY QUIZ IS PERFECT PRACTICE FOR THE REAL TEST

In our third teacher-created PSAT practice test there are new and unique vocabulary terms you may have never heard of! Can you guess what they mean?
Question 1 of 10
seclusion

Origin of kiruv

First recorded in 1980–85; literally, a bringing or coming near; nearing
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021