- frequent guest at someone's home
- "In his later years, he became a ben bayis by the Liska Rebbe and his son Rav Sholem Chaim Friedlander." (http://www.crownheights.ch/blog/blog.php?bid=9007)
Languages of Origin
Textual Hebrew, Yiddish
Heb בין בית, Yiddish בן־בית ben-bayes (plural בני־בית bney-bayes) 'member of the household, one of the family'
Who Uses This
Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
Fem. version: Bas Bayis / Bat Bayit (בת בית)
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