mehitzot

mehitzah

[Sephardic Hebrew muh-khee-tsah; Ashkenazic Hebrew muh-khee-tsuh]
noun, plural mehitzoth, mehitzot, mehitzos [Sephardic Hebrew muh-khee-tsawt; Ashkenazic Hebrew muh-khee-tsuhz, -khee-tsohs] . Hebrew.
a curtain or other divider that serves as a partition between the women's and the men's sections in Orthodox Jewish synagogues.
Also, mechitzah.
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