|שבט||Shevet||Tribe||Age group. A Shevet receives its name at age 14 approximately. The name remains with that shevet forever.|
|סניף||Snif||Branch||Local branch of the movement, usually holding activities on a weekly basis.|
|מדריך||Madrich||Guide||Counsellor, group leader|
|חניך||Chanich||Pupil||Member of the movement, before Gap year.|
|הכשרה||Hachshara||Preparation||Gap year programme for high school graduates in Israel. There are various programmes but all mix elements of Torah study and other activities.|
|שליח||Shaliach||Emissary||The World movement sends emissaries to the local branches. The idea is to teach Hebrew, encourage aliya and Judaism. Shlichim can be bachelors after army service or families.|
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