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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]
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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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A few doors down, the principal Jewish bakery, Chalutz, shut in 2010.
(31.) Chalutz, E., Droby, S., Cohen, L., Weiss, B., Barkai-Golan, R., Daus, A., Fuchs, Y.
(17) Nguyen laments the childhood that could have been in these open, green spaces, and specifically imagines herself running barefoot (yechefa) in the field, a detail that not only expresses a desire for an immediate and unmediated relationship with the Vietnamese landscape, but also recalls the romantic archetype of the Jewish chalutz (pioneer) in the pre-statehood period.
(173.) In September 2005, a complaint against Moshe Ya'alon and Dan Chalutz was filed in the U.K.
Her grandson doesn't need that demo tape anymore, having owned and operated his own production company, Chalutz Production, for three years.
"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.
IDF Commander-in-Chief Dan Chalutz told the rabbis from the army preparatory yeshivas that commanders assigned to the front lines of the evacuation received specific instructions to show "sensitivity and understanding" toward soldiers unable to carry out the evacuation orders and to find them alternative assignments.
Chalutz Ronen, of my host family, was Hamadiya's defense secretary.