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(xɑˈlʊts; English hɑːˈlʊts) or


n, pl -lutzim (-luːˈtsiːm; English -ˈluːtsɪm)
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a member of an organization of immigrants to Israeli agricultural settlements
[literally: pioneer, fighter]


or cha•lutz


n., pl. ha•lutz•im (ˌxɑ luˈtsim)
a Jew immigrating to Israel to help develop the land.
[1920–25; < Modern Hebrew ḥaluṣ literally, pioneer]
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It would be foolish to expect a refugee from a concentration camp to burst into a hora, or its equivalent, when he spots the shore of Puarto Plata or Ciudad Trujillo, as a chalutz does when he sees Mount Carmel in the distance," Syrkin observed.
Chalutz Ronen, of my host family, was Hamadiya's defense secretary.
Chalutz, now in his seventies, welcomed us warmly and his wife prepared a wonderful luncheon.
Chalutz guided us over dirt tracks through the fishponds.
When drafting this story, long back in America, I wrote Chalutz a letter.
Chalutz knelt beside me, set down an Uzi with taped-double magazines, quickly looked me over, asked me to move hands, arms, head, saw the blood, checked, said, "It'll be all right, not bad.
Meir was an inspirational warrior, and a founder of Mayah va'Ehchad, the 101 Commando," Chalutz said.
Her grandson doesn't need that demo tape anymore, having owned and operated his own production company, Chalutz Production, for three years.
As leveduras apresentam caracteristicas que as tornam promissoras para utilizacao como agentes de biocontrole, tais como: i) nao produzem esporos alergenicos e nao produzem toxinas como fazem os fungos filamentosos; ii) nao sintetizam antibioticos como as bacterias (DROBY; CHALUTZ, 1994); iii) exigem nutrientes simples, podendo, inclusive, ser utilizados residuos de industrias como fonte de carbono (FREDLUND et al.
Mordy wrote down his memoirs "so that my family and anyone else, who wishes to obtain a feel of what it was like to be a Chalutz (pioneer) participating in the creation of the State of Israel.
Wisniewski, both at the Appalachian Fruit Research Laboratory in Kearneysville, West Virginia, and by Edo Chalutz and Samir Drobi of the Volcani Institute in Israel.
Shushu, the young chalutz from Berlin, a 23-year-old intellectual and the soul mate of Joop Westerweel, who spoke Dutch with a heavy German accent and whose appearance was outspokenly Jewish, was given the task of making connections with the underground Jewish and Zionist movements in Belgium and France in order to devise an escape route for the haverim.