Definition of Histadrut in English:

Histadrut

(also Histadrud, Histadruth)

noun

  • An Israeli labour organization, the General Federation of Labour, founded in 1920 and having a large membership of industrial and agricultural workers.

Origin

1920s. From modern Hebrew histadrūṯ federation, short for ha-histadrūṯ ha-kĕlālīṯ šel ha-ʿōḇĕḏīm bĕ-'ereṣ yiśrā'ēl ‘the general federation of workers in the land of Israel’.

Pronunciation

Histadrut

/ˈhɪstədruːt/