galuth

galuth

(ɡɑːˈluːt) or

galut

n
(Peoples) the exile of Jews, especially from Palestine
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Immigrants created synagogues in Israel too, reestablishing the synagogues of the galuth (Diaspora).
Calimani contends that while mythical exile is a quest for knowledge (as suggested by the etymological root of "glh," or "to reveal," in the Hebrew word for exile, or "galuth"), Western history has attributed religious, racial, and political meanings to the original Jewish concept.
The Hebrew term galut (also golus, galuth ) expresses the Jew 's feeling of living as a member of a relatively defenseless minority, subject to injustice if not to outright persecution, of an unfulfilled life and destiny as a Jew, and of living in an unredeemed -- though not unredeemable -- world.