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Jewish Publication Society of America

  1. Graetz is cited in the English translation published by the Jewish Publication Society of America.
  2. The translations of the Jewish Publication Society of America (JPS) have become the most popular English translations of the Hebrew Bible. (Web site)


  1. A bekishe is a long coat, usually made of black silk or polyester worn by Hasidic Jews. (Web site)
  2. A Bekishe is a long black coat that Chassidim are known for wearing on Shabbat. (Web site)
  3. A bekishe is a Hassidic cloak. (Web site)

Ben Ish Chai

  1. The Shulchan Aruch HaRav is an authoritative work on Jewish law that is often quoted in subsequent works such as the Mishnah Berurah and the Ben Ish Chai.
  2. The ben ish chai by yosef chaim ( baghdad, 1832 - 1909) is a corresponding sephardi work.
  3. Rabbi Kaduri tells that the Ben Ish Chai blessed him that he would live to see the revelation of the Mashiach. (Web site)


  1. Bimah - The raised platform in the synagogue where the Torah is read.
  2. Bimah is a post-biblical word meaning "platform, pulpit".

Brit Shalom

  1. A Brit Shalom is a non-cutting naming ceremony that welcomes baby boys into the world with love, not mutilation.
  2. Brit Shalom is a new Jewish Palestinian group that was founded in Israel.
  3. Brit Shalom is a non-cutting naming ceremony for newborn Jewish boys.
  4. Brit Shalom is a non-cutting naming ceremony which replaces Brit Milah (ritual circumcision) for newborn Jewish boys. (Web site)
  5. The brit shalom is also known as the alternative brit, brit b'li milah ("covenant without cutting"), or brit chayim ("covenant of life").


  1. Chametz - The five grains of wheat, barley, spelt, rye, and oats or products produced from them, which Jews are prohibitted to eat or own on Passover. (Web site)
  2. Chametz is a general term for all food and drink made from wheat, barley, rye, oats or their derivatives.
  3. Chametz is defined as the result of grain that ferments. (Web site)


  1. A Chavurah is a community fellowship that exemplifies the values of Judaism and extends Temple membership beyond the walls of the synagogue. (Web site)
  2. A Chavurah is a group of Temple members who join together to enrich their lives and to reinforce the spirit of Judaism in themselves and in their children.
  3. A Chavurah is a small friendship group, anywhere from ten to twenty people.
  4. A Chavurah is a small group of up to 20 CBI members who join together to celebrate Jewish life.
  5. A Chavurah is an extension of one-s membership in Beth Am, a bonus not usually offered by other congregations.


  1. The chuppah is a symbol of the Jewish home, since most Jewish homes are built to look like large white bedsheets.
  2. A "chuppah" is a symbolic house and is a spiritual picture of heaven.
  3. A chuppah is a piece of cloth draped over four poles. (Web site)
  4. The chuppah is a rectangular piece of cloth large enough for the Bride, Groom, Rabbi, and sometimes other members of the wedding party to stand under. (Web site)
  5. The chuppah is a symbol of the home that the couple will set up together after the marriage. (Web site)


  1. Elul is the Hebrew month that is set aside for the preparation of our hearts.
  2. Elul - A time to repent.
  3. Elul is a time of Teshuvah.
  4. Elul is a time of introspection, repentance, reconciliation, and heightened spirituality.
  5. Elul is also a time to begin the process of asking forgiveness for wrongs done to other people. (Web site)


  1. The Haggadah is a book which tells in fourteen steps the story of the Jewish experience in Egypt and of the Exodus and revelation of God.
  2. The Haggadah was published by a commercial publishing house and was sold out soon after it appeared.
  3. The haggadah was written as a teaching tool, to allow people at all levels to learn the significance of Pesach and its symbols. (Web site)
  4. The term "Haggadah" is derived from biblical scripture. (Web site)
  5. The word "Haggadah" in Passover Haggadah means either "narration" or "telling" or "recital" in Hebrew.


  1. Havdalah is a ceremony that distinguishes between the holy Sabbath day and the secular work week.
  2. Havdalah is a brief ceremony marking the end of Shabbos. (Web site)
  3. Havdalah is a brief ceremony that marks the end of the Sabbath, the Jewish day of rest.
  4. Havdalah is a religious ceremony that marks the end of the the Sabbathh.
  5. Havdalah is the service that seems most spiritual to me. (Web site)


  1. Karpas - A green herb like parsley or a green vegetable such as celery or watercress, symbolizing spring; one of the symbolic foods used on the seder plate. (Web site)
  2. Karpas - A green herb such as parsley or a green vegetable such as celery or watercress.
  3. Karpas - A vegetable like parsley or romaine lettuce used in the Pesach Seder. (Web site)
  4. Karpas is a Greek word for vegetable. (Web site)
  5. Karpas is a vegetable (other than bitter herbs) such as celery, parsley, or boiled potato.


  1. Kenesa is a Hebrew, the word for synagogue is beit Keneset).
  2. A kenesa is a Karaim synagogue.
  3. Kenesa is a Karaim synagogue.
  4. Kenesa is also the name of a Malaysian-Bengali goddess, said to have conquered the world by age 25.


  1. A Ketubah is a jewish wedding contract.
  2. A Ketubah is a marriage contract between a husband and wife that is signed before a Jewish wedding.
  3. A ketubah is a Jewish marriage contract. (Web site)
  4. The "Ketubah" is a binding document of confidence and trust which details the husband's obligations to his wife. (Web site)
  5. The Ketubah is a "bill of rights" for the woman since it sets out the responsibilities of the husband; the wording of the document is about 2000 years old. (Web site)


  1. Medzhybizh was formerly a prominent town in Podolia Province and was the birth place of Chasidic Jewish movement. (Web site)
  2. Medzhybizh was astride an important east-west supply road that the Nazis wanted to expand into an autobahn -like highway. (Web site)
  3. Medzhybizh was the center of Jewish culture in its region in Ukraine. (Web site)
  4. Medzhybizh was the home to at least two synagogue buildings and probably numerous small minyanim. (Web site)


  1. Selichot is the first service of Rosh Hashanah that takes place the Saturday before Rosh Hashanah.
  2. Selichot are recited in the early morning, before normal daily shacharit service. (Web site)
  3. Selichot is a wonderful opportunity to help get ourselves in the mood and spirit of the High Holy Days.
  4. Selichot: To learn about Selichot, click here.


  1. Shas is a strong advocate of the Jewish religion playing a central role in the state, such as laws prohibiting various activities on the Shabbat.
  2. Shas is a shortened form of the term 'Shisha Sedarim (six orders), a reference to the six orders of the Mishna.
  3. Shas was founded in 1984 prior to the elections in the same year, through the merger of regional lists established in 1983. (Web site)
  4. Shas was not the only party attempting to appeal to the Ethiopian vote.
  5. Shas was not the only party attempting to appeal to the Ethiopian vote.


  1. Talmud - The basic compendium of Jewish law, thought, and Biblical commentary. (Web site)
  2. Talmud is an intregral part of this novel; readers will learn along with Rashi's students as he explains selected texts. (Web site)
  3. The Talmud is a key source of rabbinic discussions on Jewish law and the Tanakh, with commentaries arranged around the central text. (Web site)
  4. The Talmud is a sacred book of religious laws and regulations governing the life of Jews worldwide. (Web site)
  5. The Talmud is a selection of commentaries and reflections on the meaning of the scriptures.


  1. Ushpizin is a charming little fairy tale.
  2. Ushpizin - the Seven Shepherds of Israel who "visit" every Jew's Sukah on the Feast of Tabernacles. (Web site)
  3. This concept that you mention is called the "Ushpizin" "Guests" in Aramaic.
  4. Ushpizin is a ground-breaking, enjoyable, and original movie that humanizes and dramatizes the haredi lifestyle. (Web site)
  5. Ushpizin is a love story.

Aaron Teitelbaum

  1. Aaron Teitelbaum is one of the topics in focus at Global Oneness. (Web site)


  1. Abbahu was an authority on weights and measures ( Yer.

Abraham Twerski

  1. Abraham Twerski is an Orthodox Jewish Rabbi and psychiatrist, who started a treatment program back in the early 1970s in Pittsburgh, PA.


  1. Abulafia is also the nick-name given by deuteragonist Jacopo Belbo to his home computer in Umberto Eco 's Foucault's Pendulum.

Adam Kadmon

  1. Adam Kadmon is a composite of all Archangels - in other words a poetic statement of the names of the Elements. (Web site)
  2. Adam Kadmon is a name for an emanation of the cosmos into Atziluth (world) as man. (Web site)
  3. Adam Kadmon is also called the keter of all of seder hishtalshelut (the chain of being from the very highest world to the very lowest). (Web site)
  4. Adam Kadmon is the name of the main character in the Marilyn Manson album Holy Wood (In the Shadow of the Valley of Death).


  1. Purim is celebrated annually on the 14th of the Hebrew month of Adar, which comes out in February-March.
  2. Purim is celebrated annually on the 14th of the Hebrew month of Adar, the day following the victory of the Jews which was on the 13 day of Adar. (Web site)
  3. The 265 days from the first day of the 29 day month of Adar (i.e.

Aharon Halevi

  1. Some scholars ascribe the authorship of Sefer ha-Chinnuch to Rabbi Aharon HaLevi of Barcelona ( 1235 -c.
  2. After the passing of R' Schneir Zalman, R' Aharon HaLevi started his own Chassidic following, an offshoot of Chabad, in Staoselye.
  3. When R' Schneur Zalman passed away, many of his followers flocked to one of his top students, R' Aharon HaLevi of Strashelye.

Alexander Kohut

  1. His son, George Alexander Kohut, was an American writer and bibliographer; born on 11 February 1874, at Stuhlweissenburg, Hungary.
  2. With critical and explanatory notes by George Alexander Kohut.
  3. Alexander Kohut ( April 22, 1842 --- May 25, 1894) was a rabbi and orientalist; born at Felegyhaza, Hungary; died in New York.


  1. Amora is a robotic icon set, so it's very cool against a futuristic, slightly rusty cityscape.

Amram Gaon

  1. The text is based upon the Haggadah of Rav Amram Gaon, who headed the Babylonian Yeshiva of Sura between 856-876 CE. This text was endorsed by Rashi. (Web site)
  2. Amram Gaon in his edition of the Siddur calls the custom of reciting the Kol Nidre a foolish one ("minhag shetut"). (Web site)
  3. This encyclopedia, history, geography and biography article about Amram Gaon contains research on Amram Gaon, Geonim and 875 deaths.

Aristobulus Ii

  1. Aristobulus II was one of two sons of Alexander Jannaeus and Salome Alexandria.

Armand Lunel

  1. Armand Lunel was a French writer and the last known speaker of Shuadit (Judeo-Proven--al), a now-extinct Occitan language.
  2. Armand Lunel ( 10 June 1892 - 1977) was a French writer and the last known speaker of Shuadit (Judeo-Proven--al), a now-extinct Occitan language. (Web site)


  1. Asiyah is the 4th and last of the worlds in which exists the kabbalistic Tree of Life.

Atheist Jew

  1. An Atheist Jew is a member of the Jewish community who does not believe in God but still considers himself or herself a Jew. (Web site)

Av Beit Din

  1. Av Beit Din is one of the topics in focus at Global Oneness.

Avraham Mordechai Alter

  1. Rabbi Pinchas Menachem Alter was also a half-brother of the fourth rebbe of Ger Yisrael Alter and a son of the third rebbe of Ger Avraham Mordechai Alter.
  2. He succeeded his father Rabbi Avraham Mordechai Alter and he was the Gerrer rebbe from 1948 until his death in 1977.

Av Harachamim

  1. Av Harachamim - a prayer for the persecuted communities. (Web site)

Baal Shem

  1. In the Baal Shem Tov succeeded in Eastern Europe, alejandro quisiera sanz ser where Hasidism began.
  2. Some hasidim will spend seven seconds of concentration on every single word of the Baal Shem Tov, alejandro rivera sanz valeria abbreviated as the Besht).
  3. He served as a Baal Shem, alejandro sanz concert Besht, alejandro noche sanz una considering his following large enough and his y wear such boots every day.


  1. The community's closest resemblance would therefore be not to Dor Daim but to mainstream Baladi Yemenites.
  2. The Baladi generally follow the legal rulings of the Rambam ( Maimonides) as codified in his work the Mishneh Torah.
  3. Outwardly the practices of Baladi Jews and Dor Daim are almost identical, apart from some Kabbalistic insertions to be found in the Baladi prayer book. (Web site)

Beth Midrash

  1. Some larger synagogues may have a room set aside for Torah study which is referred to as a Beth midrash - ------ -------- ("House of Study").
  2. Nevertheless, the Mishna makes mention of the beth midrash as a separate institution.
  3. Similarly, the Shulchan Aruch (Orach Chayim 155) maintains that one should spend a few hours in the beth midrash after the morning prayers.


  1. The Biryonim wanted to fight against the Romans. (Web site)
  2. You have been automatically redirected from Biryonim to Zealotry.
  3. Probably many Zealots were sicarii simultaneously, and they may be the biryonim of the Talmud that were feared even by the Jewish sages of the Mishnah.

Board of Deputies of British Jews

  1. The Board of Deputies of British Jews is the main representative body of British Jewry. (Web site)

Borough Park

  1. Borough Park is one of the topics in focus at Global Oneness. (Web site)
  2. Borough Park is the center of the large Bobov community , part of Hasidic Judaism .
  3. Borough park is also the seat for the powerful and ultra-conservative Bobov sect of Judaism.
  4. Borough park is the center of the powerful Bobov (Hasidic dynasty), part of Hasidic Judaism. (Web site)


  1. Brody is the junction place of the Druzhba and Odessa-Brody oil pipelines.
  2. Brody is the place of the junction of Druzhba and Odessa-Brody oil pipelines.
  3. Brody was granted Magdeburg rights and city status in 1546.


  1. Buchach was briefly a part of the independent West Ukrainian People's Republic before it was captured by the Republic of Poland in 1923.
  2. Buchach was briefly a part of the independent Western Ukrainian Republic before it was captured by the Republic of Poland in 1923.

Camp Hess Kramer

  1. Hilltop started having daily services before Camp Hess Kramer, but the took place in the Teatron, instead of the Chapel.
  2. Chuck Feldman, who was songleader as well as camp director for years, wrote many of the camp songs that are unique to Hilltop and Camp Hess Kramer.
  3. Camp Hess Kramer is set right off the beach in Malibu and Gindling Hilltop Camp is in the mountains overlooking the Pacific Ocean.

Camp Tawonga

  1. CAMPING, ANYONE?! Camp Tawonga is a Jewish summer camp for kids located just outside of Yosemite National Park.
  2. No, these Knesset members are Camp Tawonga campers, ninth and 10th grade teens from the San Francisco Bay Area.

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