bikur holim

Pronounced: bee-CORE kho-LEEM, Origin: Hebrew, the good deed of visiting the sick, Alternate Spelling: Bikur Cholim.

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Visiting the Sick: Bikkur Cholim

The importance of this act is emphasized in daily prayers.

How to Visit the Sick When You Can’t Visit the Sick

The biblical source of the commandment of bikkur cholim offers a clue.

A Guide to Jewish Acronyms and Abbreviations

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