20 random words retrieved

  1. 1

    kadosh

    holy

  2. 2

    gemilut chasadim

    "Literally, "acts of loving kindness"", (JPS) often used in reference to charitable activities

  3. 3

    boychick

    "A young boy...equivalent of the American expression 'buddy'" (JPS)

  4. 4

    milchig

    "...food in the "dairy" category, according to the Jewish dietary laws...also refers to the utensils and dishes used for cooking, eating, and serving milk products." (JPS)

  5. 5

    tuches afn tisch

    lay your cards on the table [lit. "backside on the table"]

  6. 6

    Shabbos

    the Jewish Sabbath

  7. 7

    minhag hamakom

    local custom

  8. 8

    lechoira

    seemingly as such while allowing for the possibility of the opposite; apparently; ostensibly (Weiser)

    Able to be taken for granted; assumed true in the absence of proof to the contrary; presumably (Weiser)

  9. 9

    farher

    noun: an oral examination, typically on one's understanding of Talmud

    verb: examine, test, quiz

  10. 10

    Torah reading

    a section of the torah read on certain days during the week. (translation of hebrew phrase "kriyas hatorah")

  11. 11

    prakes

    Stuffed cabbage, also known by holiptshes, goluptshes, and golomkes, among other names

  12. 12

    hoda'ot

    announcements

  13. 13

    yerida

    emigration from Israel

  14. 14

    schmatta

    rag, old/ragged piece of clothing, garment

  15. 15

    gondi

    A Persian Jewish soup, commonly prepared on Shabbat, consisting of a meatball/meat dumpling prepared with ground chickpeas in a chicken or meat broth.

  16. 16

    mazel

    congratulations

    luck (good)

  17. 17

    koppel

    skullcap, kippah, yarmulke

  18. 18

    pritse

    an immodest woman

  19. 19

    d'var torah

    a brief teaching from Jewish sources [lit. "a word of torah"], "A short speech" (JPS)

  20. 20

    dugma ishit

    role model, personal example