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ascent of the soul of a deceased person to a higher level, as is believed to happen on their yartzeit
immigration to Israel
"calling to the reading of the Torah" (Glinert)
an outreach-oriented branch of Hasidic Judaism that follows the Lubavitcher Rebbe. Chabad has thousands of branches around the world, including at many college campuses.
elective class, group activity
group, circle (of people)
nerve, audacity, the quality of over-stepping boundries with no shame (negative)
a Middle Eastern sandwich featuring a deep-fried ball made of chick peas and spices inside pita bread, often served with other vegetables, hummus, and techina
the deep-fried chick pea ball itself
"Would that it be so" (Steinmetz, Yiddish and English)
Used as a greeting or departing line (hello or goodbye) on or before Shabbat. Literally "peaceful Sabbath."
"1. The silver coin...used by the Jews in Biblical times...Today, it is the name for the monetary unit in the State of Israel. 2. Slang for cash or money." (JPS)