hillul hashem


hillul hashem
\\ḵə̇|lülhəˈshām\ noun (-s)
Etymology: Hebrew ḥillūl hashshēm desecration of the name (of God)
: an act in contravention of Jewish religious or ethical principles that is regarded as an offense to God — compare kiddush hashem

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