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  1. ShadchenA matchmaker.

          

  2. chevra kaddishajewish prayer for the dead

          

  3. B'naicollection of Jewish laws, oral law written down in 220 AD, with Gemara equals Talmud, seed festivals, women, damages, holy things, purities

          

  4. Rebbe"An expression of disgust or disapproval, representative of the sound of spitting."

          

  5. GevaltRoutine, no heart in the prayer

          

  6. Passover/ Pesach(Judaism) a Jewish holy day celebrated on the 22nd or 23rd of Tishri to celebrate the completion of the annual cycle of readings of the Torah

          

  7. Shalom BayitJewish Sabbath which runs from friday evening to saturday evening

          

  8. Bris, Brit, Briththe Jewish rite of circumcision performed on a male child on the eighth day of his life
    Covenant

          

  9. Mikvah(Hebrew) a ritual purification and cleansing bath that Orthodox Jews take on certain occasions (as before Sabbath or after menstruation)

          

  10. Kashrutcollection of Jewish laws, oral law written down in 220 AD, with Gemara equals Talmud, seed festivals, women, damages, holy things, purities

          

  11. SheloshimaThe ritual slaughtering of birds and mammals according to Jewish Dietary laws

          

  12. Chutzpahgroom

          

  13. Nebech, Nebbish(Yiddish) a timid unfortunate simpleton, pitful person

          

  14. Rosh hashanahthe beginning of the year; The festival occurring in early fall in commemoration of the new year.

          

  15. Kibitzer(Yiddish) a meddler who offers unwanted advice to others

          

  16. JahrzeitPrayer Shawl

          

  17. ChelmThe person who performs the ritual of circumcision

          

  18. 3 Houses of the SynagogeHouse of Prayer
    House of Study
    House of Assembly

          

  19. Kippa(or Yarmulke) Jewish "skull cap" worn by males for prayer and sacred occasions

          

  20. SederHigh priest, descendant of Moses and Aaron, who is responsible for offering the prescribed sacrifices

          

  21. Mishnacollection of Jewish laws, oral law written down in 220 AD, with Gemara equals Talmud, seed festivals, women, damages, holy things, purities

          

  22. chattangroom

          

  23. Naches[Jewish Term] to pray, sway rock lightly

          

  24. agapeA rabbi, esp. a religious leader of the Hasidic sect

          

  25. AliyahA hebrew name for god, meaning "lord.", Master

          

  26. KaddishAccording to Hasidism, a pious leader who is the intermediary between God and man, the "soul of the world"

          

  27. TzaddikAccording to Hasidism, a pious leader who is the intermediary between God and man, the "soul of the world"

          

  28. Shechitaa holy person that is the person that performs the shechitah ritual killing

          

  29. Shmuck(Yiddish) a jerk,

          

  30. KevaRoutine, no heart in the prayer

          

  31. TzitzitPrayer Shawl

          

  32. Tanachthe Jewish scriptures which consist of three divisions--the Torah and the Prophets and the Writings

          

  33. MezuzzahBox afixed to a door, contains hand written scirpture

          

  34. Things all synagoges haveLibrary
    Min. 10 people to hold service
    Prayers are collective

          

  35. Talmudthe collection of ancient rabbinic writings on Jewish law and tradition (the Mishna and the Gemara) that constitute the basis of religious authority in Orthodox Judaism

          

  36. 3 types of PrayerPrayers of Praise
    Prayers of Request
    Prayers of Thanksgiving

          

  37. MeshuggeSenseless; crazy.

          

  38. KavannahBride

          

  39. TallitPrayer Shawl

          

  40. 5 Books of the TorahGenesis, exodus, leviticus, numbers, deuteronomy

          

  41. Skull cap colorBride

          

  42. Klutzfool, jerk

          

  43. MizrachA plaque on the wall say which way is east.

          

  44. Why Praya wedding canopy, serves as a symbol of the home they are about to make

          

  45. ShabbatJewish Sabbath which runs from friday evening to saturday evening

          

  46. Cheder, Heder, KhederOne who Reviews, Rabbi who memoriezes the teachings

          

  47. Chesedthe Hebrew word for 'commitment'. The Old Testament often described God's steadfast loyalty and love by using this word

          

  48. Golem(Judaism) the ceremonial dinner on the first night (or both nights) of Passover

          

  49. ketubahBride

          

  50. Bashert"Pride" or joy" especially at the achievements of one's children.

          

  51. Chanukahgroom

          

  52. KohanimHigh priest, descendant of Moses and Aaron, who is responsible for offering the prescribed sacrifices

          

  53. Apikorossinner; heretic; hypocrite

          

  54. KohenHigh priest, descendant of Moses and Aaron, who is responsible for offering the prescribed sacrifices

          

  55. SederPassover meal

          

  56. Gehenna, Gehinnom(Yiddish) a timid unfortunate simpleton, pitful person

          

  57. People of the SynagogeHouse of Prayer
    House of Study
    House of Assembly

          

  58. Tsuris, Tsoriswedding ceremony that follows Jewish laws and traditions

          

  59. Messenger mal-achAngle

          

  60. Chazzen, Hazzan, HazzenA Cantor in a Synagogue

          

  61. Daven(Jewish folklore) an artificially created human being that is given life by supernatural means

          

  62. noahide lawsSeven laws based on God's communication to Noah; Noah's laws. Laws that all mankind should live by:
    Prohibition of Idolatry; Prohibition of Blasphemy; Prohibition of Murder; Prohibition of Adultery; Prohibition of Robbery; Prohibition of Eating of the Flesh of Live Animals; and the Establishment of Courts of Justice.

          

  63. Mazel Tovyiddish for "congratulations"

          

  64. nissuin: a person who is a bore or nuisance, prays to much

          

  65. shlemielA matchmaker.

          

  66. ShmaltzJewish Sabbath which runs from friday evening to saturday evening

          

  67. Shivaslang terms for sexual intercourse

          

  68. kiddushinpart of talmud that deals with the ceremony and rules concerning betrothal, or engagement

          

  69. Putzfool, jerk

          

  70. ShammashThe text recited at the Seder on the first two nights of the Jewish Passover, including a narrative of the Exodus.

          

  71. Siddur(Judaism) the ceremonial dinner on the first night (or both nights) of Passover

          

  72. Shocheta holy person that is the person that performs the shechitah ritual killing

          

  73. Shavuot/PentecostA matchmaker.

          

  74. PurocetVail in front of window

          

  75. Rosh HashanahThe Jewish New Year

          

  76. AdonaiBride

          

  77. kittel(or Yarmulke) Jewish "skull cap" worn by males for prayer and sacred occasions

          

  78. Tisha b'AvJewish Sabbath which runs from friday evening to saturday evening

          

  79. Nuwell!, now! (interjection)

          

  80. Mannafood that God gave the Israelites during the Exodus

          

  81. olam ha-ba"the world to come", the end of uncertainty, miseries, and strife

          

  82. More things synagoges haveRavvi, Cantor, Shammash, Director of Education, Pres of Congregation

          

  83. Kiddishsantification, blessing over wine

          

  84. mohelThe person who performs the ritual of circumcision

          

  85. Food of the SederWine, matzot, Karpa (green veggy), Fruit and Nuts, Bitter Herbs, Roatsted Egg, Roasted Bone, Salt +water, special cup for Elijah, chametz

          

  86. Eretz YisroelThe Land of Israel, Jewish people regard as their God-given homeland.

          

  87. Mitzvotdeeds of loving kindness

          

  88. ExorcismWhite Robes, Candles, Shofar (Ram's horn)

          

  89. Reform JudaismIn conversion, require circumcision
    Must be immersed in Mikvah
    Men and Women Don't sit together
    Men must have head covered
    Tradition decides what is believed
    Women wouldn't giver surmon

          

  90. Chozzer, Chazzer, HazzerOne who Reviews, Rabbi who memoriezes the teachings

          

  91. Bet Din"House of judgement"; rabbinic court of Judaism

          

  92. BethisraelHouse of Israel

          

  93. Gemarathe second part of the Talmud consisting primarily of commentary on the Mishna
    two of them, Palestinian, Babalonean

          

  94. Gematreyawords have a numerical value

          

  95. Secular JudasimUnafiliated to any established church

          

  96. The Original SinThe ritual slaughtering of birds and mammals according to Jewish Dietary laws

          

  97. Chuppaa wedding canopy, serves as a symbol of the home they are about to make

          

  98. Orthodox JudaismUnafiliated to any established church

          

  99. Nudnikwell!, now! (interjection)

          

  100. 6 sections of the MishnaHouse of Prayer
    House of Study
    House of Assembly

          

  101. MatzahBride

          

  102. tetragrammatronThe text recited at the Seder on the first two nights of the Jewish Passover, including a narrative of the Exodus.

          

  103. Feh"An expression of disgust or disapproval, representative of the sound of spitting."

          

  104. DybbukA rabbi, esp. a religious leader of the Hasidic sect

          

  105. kallahPrayer Shawl

          

  106. ReconstructionistBeleive in No personal God

          

  107. PurimVail in front of window

          

  108. Simchat Torahgroom

          

  109. Shtupslang terms for sexual intercourse

          

  110. HaggadahThe text recited at the Seder on the first two nights of the Jewish Passover, including a narrative of the Exodus.

          

  111. SukkotAutumn harvest festival when huts of branches are erected in memory of the time in the wilderness.

          

  112. Yom Kipporthe groom wears this for the first time on his wedding day, and then wears it on every yom kippur and he wears it when he is buried.(symbolizes life and death)

          

  113. Shtunk(Yiddish) a jerk,

          

  114. Yenta(Yiddish) a woman gossip unable to keep a secret