- Ḥaside umot ha-ʻolam
- Ḥasidei ummot ha-olam
- Pious of the nations of the world (Judaism)
Exact Matching Concepts from Other Schemes
- found: Work cat.: Blond, S. Ḥaside umot ha-ʻolam, 1983
- found: Encyc, Judaica: v.7, p. 1383 (Ḥasidei ummot ha-olam (Heb. "the pious ones of the nations of the world") a rabbinic term denoting righteous gentiles. The concept is first found in limited form in the Midrash and was codified and defined by Maimonides. It was elaborated and embellished in medieval Jewish literature. Since WWII the term has been used for those non-Jews who helped Jews to escape Nazi persecutions.)
- 1986-01-28: new
- 1999-10-21: revised
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