- (the people of) a Jewish community
- Synagogue, shul, congregation
- On Shabbat we are going to kahal.
Languages of Origin
Textual Hebrew, Yiddish, Modern Hebrew, Ladino
Heb קהל kahál, Yiddish קהל kóol
Who Uses This
Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage
Sephardim: Jews with Sephardi or Mizrahi heritage
Yiddish also has the verb קהלן זיך kooln zikh 'be active in affairs of Jewish community (usu. ironic)'
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