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Bris, Brit, Brith
the Jewish rite of circumcision performed on a male child on the eighth day of his life
A city in Poland known for its Jewish stories about mythical residents.,
A village which, according to Jewish folklore, was inhabited by foolish souls
(Jewish folklore) a demon that enters the body of a living person and controls that body's behavior
The Jewish term for "hell." ly the site of human sacrifice, this Jerusalem valley was cursed by the prophet Jeremiah as a place of death and corruption. In Jesus' day it was used as a garbage dump.
A strong exclamation for help or out of fear; desperate expression of protest.-Yiddish
"Oy Gevalt!," cried Solly, clutching his dome after being hit with a stray golf ball.
(Jewish folklore) an artificially created human being that is given life by supernatural means
High priest, descendant of Moses and Aaron, who is responsible for offering the prescribed sacrifices
"A clumsy, inept person, similar to a klutz (also a Yiddish word). The kind of person who always spills his soup."
In 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
(Hebrew) a ritual purification and cleansing bath that Orthodox Jews take on certain occasions (as before Sabbath or after menstruation)
Circumcision Not required
Men and woman can sit together
men not required to have head covering
individuals choose what to believe
Women can give surmons
More things synagoges have
Arc on East Wall
Windows at least 1
Platform to read scrolls from (Bima)
Tablets with names of dead
According to Hasidism, a pious leader who is the intermediary between God and man, the "soul of the world"
Jewish pre-marital contract in which the husband is to provide for the wife and pay money if divorce
an organization of Jewish men and women who make sure the bodies are prepared for buriel
The text recited at the Seder on the first two nights of the Jewish Passover, including a narrative of the Exodus.
This Jewish holiday is marked by
the exchange of gifts, donations to the poor, and the reading of the
Book of Esther in the Bible, and which commemorates their deliverance
from massacre by Haman
Children wear costumes
Autumn harvest festival when huts of branches are erected in memory of the time in the wilderness.
a day of mourning to commemorate tragedies affecting the Jewish people, particularly the fall of the First and Second temples in Jerusalem
a joyful spring festival that recalls the hebrews' exodus from egypt and freedom from oppression
(Judaism) an eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Temple of Jerusalem in 165 BC
(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
the 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)
Food of the Seder
Wine, matzot, Karpa (green veggy), Fruit and Nuts, Bitter Herbs, Roatsted Egg, Roasted Bone, Salt +water, special cup for Elijah, chametz
the beginning of the year; The festival occurring in early fall in commemoration of the new year.
collection of Jewish laws, oral law written down in 220 AD, with Gemara equals Talmud, seed festivals, women, damages, holy things, purities
the second part of the Talmud consisting primarily of commentary on the Mishna
two of them, Palestinian, Babalonean
the 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
the Jewish scriptures which consist of three divisions--the Torah and the Prophets and the Writings
the Hebrew word for 'commitment'. The Old Testament often described God's steadfast loyalty and love by using this word
Seven 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.