21.7 C
Monday, May 27, 2024
Hebrew EnglishHebrew English DictionaryHow do you say chairman in Hebrew?

How do you say chairman in Hebrew?

Must Read

Reading Time: < 1 minute

Last Updated on December 9, 2021

How do you say chairman in Hebrew? A new term and abbreviation.

how do you say chairman in hebrew

The Hebrew term for ‘Chairman’ is ‘Yoshev Rosh’ – יושב ראש

You would use this word to describe any chairman; chairman of a political party, chairman of the board, chairman of a steering committee, chairman of the parents’-teachers committee etc.  It is also used in reference to the Speaker of the Knesset.

English Hebrew  Transliteration Abbreviation
 Chairman יושב ראש Yoshev Rosh



The abbreviation is יו”ר and in a Hebrew sentence you would use this abbreviation and refer to the chairman as the YOR or plural YORIM.  Here is an example:

English: Yuli Edelstein was the speaker of the Knesset

Transliteration: Yuli Edelstein haya ha’YOR shel haknesset

Hebrew:יולי אדלשטיין היה היו”ר של הכנסת



English: The chairman of the Yeish Atid party is Yair Lapid

Transliteration: YOR mifleget Yeish Atid hoo Yair Lapid

Hebrew: יו”ר מפלגת יש עתיד הוא יעיר לפיד


Here is another example:

English: Moshe is the chairman of the committee

Transliteration: Moshe YOR havaada

Hebrew: משה הוא יו”ר הוועדה


Business Directory

More articles


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest Articles