Halutz

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Halutz (Hebrew: חָלוּץ‎, pl. halutzim), also "chalutz": Hebrew for a pioneer. It may refer to early Jewish immigrants to Palestine, both followers of practical Zionism (starting with 1897), and those who immediately preceded them - the Hovevei Zion and Bilu during the First Aliyah. It may refer also to the following:

People:

  • Dan Halutz, former Chief of Staff of the Israel Defense Forces

Places:

  • Har Halutz, a communal settlement in the Galilee

Organizations:

  • HeHalutz, a Jewish youth movement in the 20th century