- an expression of joyous congratulation used by Sephardi Jews equivalent to "Mazal tov!"
- I learned you are getting married: Mabrouk! Mabrouk! on your new apartment...
- "Mabrouk to all of our Mechinah students who received their first Siddurim this week." (https://www.barkaiyeshivah.org/UploadFiles/415b0c7a-7.pdf)
Languages of Origin
Arabic مبروك mabru:k 'congratulations'
Who Uses This
Israel: Diaspora Jews who feel connected to Israel and have spent time there
Sephardim: Jews with Sephardi or Mizrahi heritage
Very commonly used by North African Jews, who often spoke French as well as Arabic and Hebrew. The pronunciation of "ou" sounds like English "oo."
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