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mehitzah

[Sephardic Hebrew muh-khee-tsah; Ashkenazic Hebrew muh-khee-tsuh] /Sephardic Hebrew mə xiˈtsɑ; Ashkenazic Hebrew məˈxi tsə/
noun, plural mehitzoth, mehitzot, mehitzos
[Sephardic Hebrew muh-khee-tsawt; Ashkenazic Hebrew muh-khee-tsuh z, -khee-tsohs] /Sephardic Hebrew mə xiˈtsɔt; Ashkenazic Hebrew məˈxi tsəz, -ˈxi tsoʊs/ (Show IPA).
Hebrew.
1.
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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