L'dor va'dor

Alternative Spellings

l'dor vador, ledorvador, ledor vador, l'dor v'dor

Definitions

  • Literally "from generation to generation"

Example Sentences

  • "A major component of Judaism is passing traditions l'dor vador to keep them alive."

Languages of Origin

Modern Hebrew

Etymology

לדור ודור

Who Uses This

Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
Organizations: People involved in a professional or volunteer capacity with Jewish nonprofit organizations

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

None

Notes

Using the phrase in English discourse is more common among non-Orthodox Jews

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