kehillot

kehillah

[Sephardic Hebrew kuh-hee-lah; Ashkenazic Hebrew kuh-hil-uh]
noun, plural kehilloth, kehillot, kehillos [Sephardic Hebrew kuh-hee-lawt; Ashkenazic Hebrew kuh-hil-oht, -ohs] .
the organization of the Jewish population of a community that deals with charities and other communal affairs.

Origin:
1880–85; < Hebrew qəhillāh community

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