Glossary of words, including trasnlation of Hebrew and Yiddish words
- Anshei Ma'aseh
- The devout. Hebrew: אנשי מעשה.
- Arba Kanfot, Arba Kanfos
- Translates to Four (4) Corners. Refers to the Tzitzit undergarment. Hebrew: ארבע כנפות.
- Bar Mitzvah
- Hebrew: בר מצוה.
- Bat mitzvah
- Hebrew: בת מצוה.
- A Mitzvah fulfilled according to opinions that the Halachic authorities didn't decided according to. Hebrew: בדיעבד.
- Cloth, garment. Hebrew: בגד.
- Bracha, Berahca
- Blessing. Hebrew: ברכה.
- Brit, Briss
- . Hebrew: ברית.
- A palm-shaped amulet. Hebrew: חמסה, Arabic: خمسة , khamsa. Literately means "five".
Tags: Chamsa, Hamsa, Khamsa, חמסה, خمسة.
- Festival of Lights. Hebrew: חֲנֻכָּה or חנוכה.
- Chanukat Habayit
- Moving into a new house. Hebrew: חנוכת הבית.
- Wedding. Hebrew: חתונה.
- Chulyas, Chulyat, Chuliyos, Chuliyot, Chuliyas, Chuliyat
- Winds. Hebrew: חליות.
Tags: Chuliot, Chulios, Chuliyot, Chuliyos, Chulyot, Chulyos, חליות.
- A cookie, also known as a web cookie, browser cookie, and HTTP cookie, is a piece of text stored on a user's computer by their web browser. A cookie can be used for authentication, storing site preferences, shopping cart contents, the identifier for a server-based session, or anything else that can be accomplished through storing text data.
- A system of assigning numerical value to a word or phrase. Hebrew: גמטריה.
- G-d’s severity. Hebrew: גבורה.
- Galut, Golus
- Exile. Hebrew: גלות
Tags: גלות, Galut, Golut, Golus, Galus, Exile.
- Halacha, Halakha
- The collective body of Jewish religious law, including biblical law (the 613 Mitzvot) and later talmudic and rabbinic law, as well as customs and traditions. Hebrew: הלכה.
Tags: Halachah, Halacha, Halakha, Halocho, הלכה.
- A Jewish religious ceremony that marks the symbolic end of Shabbat and holidays, and ushers in the new week. In Judaism, Shabbat ends—and the new week begins—at nightfall on Saturday. Havdalah may be recited as soon as three stars are visible in the night sky. Hebrew: הַבְדָּלָה.
Tags: Havdala, Havdalla, Havdalah, Havdallah, Havdula, הַבְדָּלָה.
- Beauty. Hebrew: הידור. read more
- Hiddur Mitzvah
- Sacred Beautification of G-D's Commandment. Hebrew: הידור מצוה. read more
- Subject. Hebrew: ענין.
- IP Address
- An Internet Protocol address (IP address) is a numerical label assigned to each device (e.g., computer, printer) participating in a computer network (i.e. Internet) that uses the Internet Protocol for communication. An IP address serves two principal functions: host or network interface identification and location addressing. Its role has been characterized as follows: "A name indicates what we seek. An address indicates where it is. A route indicates how to get there."
- Kashrut is the set of Jewish dietary laws. Food in accord with Halacha is termed kosher in English, from the Ashkenazi pronunciation of the Hebrew term, meaning "fit" (in this context, fit for consumption by Jews according to traditional Jewish law). Hebrew: כַּשְׁרוּת.
Tags: Kashrut, Kashruth, Kashrus, כַּשְׁרוּת.
- Kesher Elyon
- Upper knot. Hebrew: קשר עליון.
- Writings. Hebrew: כְּתוּבִים.
Tags: Ketuvim, כְּתוּבִים.
- Kosher are products (food, etc.), actions (eating, etc.), or environments (kitchen, etc.) that conform to the rules of the Jewish religion. These rules form the main aspect of Kashrut, Jewish dietary laws. Hebrew: כָּשֵׁר.
- Kosher Lechatchilah
- Kosher according to many, if not all, Shitot. Hebrew: כשר לכתחילה.
- Lag BaOmer
- Hebrew: ל"ג בעומר.
- A Mitzvah fulfilled according to many, if not all, Shitot. Hebrew: לכתחילה.
- Beautified. Hebrew: מהודר. read more
- The Messiah. Hebrew: משיח, מלך המשיח
Tags: Meshiach, Moshiach, mashiah, moshiah, mashiach, Messiah, Melech Hamoshiach, Melech Hameshiach, משיח, מלך המשיח, Redemption, Redeem.
- Hebrew dialects found in the Talmud
- Mitzvah, Mitzvos, Mitzvot
- Commandments. Hebrew: מצוה, מצוות.
- Mitzvah Lechatchilah
- A Mitzvah fulfilled according to many, if not all, Shitot. Hebrew: מצוה לכתחילה.
- Soul. Hebrew: נפש.
- Inner most point of a person. Hebrew: נשמה.
- Prophets, Prophecies. Hebrew: נְבִיאִים.
- Nevi'im Rishonim
- Former Prophets. Contains the narrative books of Joshua through Kings. Hebrew: נביאים ראשונים.
- Nevi'im Aharonim
- Latter Prophets. Mostly contains prophecies in the form of biblical poetry. Hebrew: נביאים אחרונים.
- Common cuttlefish
- Payot is the Hebrew word for sidelocks or sidecurls. Payot are worn by some men and boys in the Orthodox Jewish community based on an interpretation of the Biblical injunction against shaving the "corners" of one's head. Literally, pe'ah means corner, side or edge. There are different styles of payot among Haredi, Yemenite, and Chassidic Jews. Yemenite Jews called their sidelocks Simanim, literally signs, because their long curled sidelocks served as a distinguishing feature in Yemenite society. Hebrew: פֵּאָה, פֵּאָוֹת.
Tags: Payot, Peyot, Payos, Peyes, פֵּאָוֹת, פֵּאָה.
- Passover; Hebrew and Yiddish: פֶּסַח.
- Petil, Pesil
- Decisors of Jewish Law. Hebrew: פוסקים.
- Hebrew: פורים.
- Nachmanides. In Hebrew: רמב"ן.
- Rosh Chodesh
- Head of the Month: The 1st day of every month in the Hebrew calendar. Hebrew: ראש חודש.
- Rosh Hashanah
- Jewish New Year. Hebrew: ראש השנה.
- Spirit. Hebrew: רוח.
- Ruach HaKodesh
- Divine Spirit or Divine Inspiration, literally "Holy Spirit". Hebrew: רוח הקודש.
- Shabbath, Shabbas
- Day 7 of the Week. Hebrew: שבת.
Tags: Shabbath, Shabbas, Shabbat, Shabas, Shabat, Shabbos, Shabbot, Shabos, Shabot, שבת, שבת קודש.
- A longer strand of Tzitzit-strings. Hebrew: שמש.
- Sefer Torah
- The Book of Torah, or Torah scroll. Hebrew: סֵפֶר תּוֹרָה.
- 49 days of personal spiritual development between the festivals of Pesach and Shavuot. סְפִירוֹת, סְפִירה.
Tags: Sefira, Sefirah, Sephira, Sephirah, Sephirot, Sephiros, Sefirot, Sefiros, סְפִירוֹת, סְפִירה.
- The end of Sefirah and the Anniversary of receiving the Torah at Mount Sinai. Hebrew: שבועות.
- Halachic opinion. Hebrew: שיטה.
(See also Payot)
- Sukkah, Succah
Tags: Sukkah, Succah, סוכה.
- Sukkot, Succos
- Feast of Booths, Feast of Tabernacles.
Tags: Sukkot, Succot, Sukkos, Succos, סֻכּוֹת, סוכות.
- Tallit Gadol
- Large prayer shawl. Hebrew: טלית גדול.
- Tallit Katan
- Small prayer shawl; Refers to the Tzitzit undergarment. Hebrew: טלית קטן.
- Taryag Mitzvot
- The six hundren and thirteen (613) Commandments of the Torah. Hebrew: תרי"ג מצוות.
- Techelet, Techeles
- Blue Tzitzit strings. Hebrew: תכלת.
Tags: Techeilet, Techeiles, Techelet, Techeles, Techailet, Techailes, Techalet, Techales, Tekhelet, Tekheilet, תכלת.
- Combination of Torah, Nevi'im, and Ketuvim. Hebrew: תנ"ך.
Tags: Tanach, Tanakh, תנ"ך.
- The Bible: Teaching or instruction, or law. Hebrew: תּוֹרָה.
- Treif, Treifa
- Food that is not in accordance with Jewish law is called Treif. Hebrew: טְרֵפָה. Yiddish: טרײף.
- Tu B'Av
- Jewish Valentine's day. Hebrew: ט"ו באב.
- Tu Bishvat
- New Year of the Trees. Hebrew: ט״ו בשבט or ראש השנה לאילנות.
- Tzitzit, Tzitzis
- Strings of the Arba Kanfot. Hebrew: ציצת or ציצית.
- The making Payot. Yiddish: אפשערן.
- The cognitive process by which an individual decides on and commits to a particular course of action.
- Yom Holedeth
- Birthday. Hebrew: יום הולדת.
- Yom Kippur
- Day of Atonement. Hebrew: יוֹם כִּפּוּר.
- Yom Tov
- Jewish Holiday. Hebrew: יום טוב, ימים טובים.