20 random words retrieved
harass, torment, bother, annoy, nag
(obsolete) to struggle financially
central area (of a given space)
A halachic unit of measure: four fingers (a palm's breadth) high.
Eastern European Holocaust (of World War II)
"committee or council" (Steinmetz), group convened for a particular purpose, including rabbinical council, kashrut supervisory council, youth group/synagogue board of directors, study group, etc.
an act of kindness
n. good lineage, adj. having good lineage. people from the right families that go back generations within a given Orthodox community
[to go] to sleep (child-directed speech)
exclamation of dismay, exasperation, or surprise
(Rabbinic) stamp or seal of approval-- typically designating a product as kosher
an Israeli spice mixture made from oregano, basil, thyme, and savory
religious; observant; Orthodox
the tabernacle or temporary sanctuary in which the Divine Presence dwelled during the Jews’ journeys through the desert
the portion of the tabernacle and the Temple building before the Holy of Holies which contained the inner altar, the table for the showbread, and the menorah
to fulfill an obligation
puffed-up; haughty; conceited
a code of Jewish Law (halachah) written by Rabbi Joseph Caro in four sections, based on the Arba Turim (Tur); with its various commentaries, it is considered the central redaction of Jewish Law.
What are you saying? or What did you say? or Really??
JPS: "To recite a blessing. It usually refers to Birkat ha-Mazon, the Grace after Meals... The word can also refer to the reciting of any blessing; for example, the expression bentsch licht means to light Shabbat [or Chanukah] candles."