- "She asked me whether we had a boydem above one of the rooms."
- "I'm not surprised that Bibi took former MK and Minister Bennie (son of Menachem) Begin out of the 'boidim.'"
Languages of Origin
Yiddish, Modern Hebrew
Yiddish בױדעם boydem 'attic', also borrowed into Modern Hebrew, where it often refers to a crawlspace under the roof
Who Uses This
Jews: Jews of diverse religious backgrounds and organizational involvements
Israel: Diaspora Jews who feel connected to Israel and have spent time there
North America, Israel
Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).
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