shomer

sho·mer

English syllables. 2014.

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  • SHOMER — (pseudonym of Nahum Meyer Shaikevich; 1849–1905), Yiddish novelist, dramatist. Born in Nesvizh, Russia, Shomer settled in Pinsk. He began his literary career in the 1870s with Hebrew translations from German in Ha Meliẓ. Under the influence of… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Shomer — A shomer (Hebrew: שומר, pl. שומרים, shomrim) in Halakha is a Jewish legal guardian, entrusted with the custody and care of another s object. The laws of shomrim are derived from the Torah in Shemot (Exodus) . It is discussed in the Talmud in… …   Wikipedia

  • Shomer —    Watchman.    1) The mother of Jehozabad, who murdered Joash (2 Kings 12:21); called also Shimrith, a Moabitess (2 Chr. 24:26).    2) A man of Asher (1 Chr. 7:32); called also Shamer (34) …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

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  • SHOMER ISRAEL — (Heb. שׁוֹמֵר יִשְׂרָאֵל; Guardian of Israel ), faction of the assimilationist movement (see assimilation ) in Galicia during the second half of the 19th century, favoring German cultural orientation. Shomer Israel was organized in 1869 as an… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Shomer Emunim (Hasidic dynasty) — Shomer Emunim (meaning Guardian of the Faith ) is a devout, insular Hasidic sect. It was founded in the 20th century by Rabbi Arele (Aharon) Roth. Based in Meah Shearim, Jerusalem, its dress code includes the traditional Jerusalemite white… …   Wikipedia

  • Shomer Shabbat — A shomer Shabbat or shomer Shabbos (plural shomrei Shabbat or shomrei Shabbos ; he. שומר שבת) is a person who observes the mitzvot (commandments) associated with Judaism s Shabbat ( Sabbath , Friday evening until Saturday night.) In particular,… …   Wikipedia

  • Shomer Masoret — For the Conservative Judaism, a Jewish moderate stream movement, within the U.S, see: Masorti (or Masorti Judaism). For the Jewish Scribes and Scholars group, whom recorded the Masoretic Text version of the Hebrew bible, between the 7th and 11th… …   Wikipedia

  • Shomer Hatzair Movement — liberal Zionist youth movement that is connected to the National Kibbutz movement …   English contemporary dictionary

  • HA-SHOMER HA-ẒA'IR — HA SHOMER HA ẒA IR, Zionist socialist pioneering youth movement whose aim is to educate Jewish youth for kibbutz life in Israel. Ha Shomer ha Ẓa ir had its roots in two youth movements that came into being in Galicia (then a province of the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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