20 random words retrieved
the world; the public
a group of people
page (in a prayerbook)
one side of a page (of Talmud)
belt, which varies in width, but is worn over the outside of the pants or coat and often tied in a symbolic way, as to differentiate it from a regular belt. It is primarily used by Chassidic Jews (and a growing number of Litvaks) for prayer, or may be used for everyday wear over a long frock coat. It symbolically differentiates the heart from the loins.
Summer camp [lit. "camp"]
wife of a rabbi
to gladden another person
an expression of joyous congratulation used by Sephardi Jews equivalent to "Mazal tov!"
berating term for a mischievous Jewish boy
"nothing, zilch, zero" (JPS)
a center-left political party in Israel
forward; onward; hurry up, quickly
"a potato pancake [fried in oil traditionally eaten on Chanukah]" (Rosten)
"calling to the reading of the Torah" (Glinert)
ascent of the soul of a deceased person to a higher level, as is believed to happen on their yartzeit
immigration to Israel
slighted, insulted, feeling unappreciated
"a pity on him"
an unenviable position
a brief teaching from Jewish sources [lit. "a word of torah"], "A short speech" (JPS)