the Jewish rite of circumcision performed on a male child on the eighth day of his life Covenant
Chazzen, Hazzan, Hazzen
A Cantor in a Synagogue
Cheder, Heder, Kheder
Jewish school for elementary school kids.
A city in Poland known for its Jewish stories about mythical residents., A village which, according to Jewish folklore, was inhabited by foolish souls
Chozzer, Chazzer, Hazzer
One who Reviews, Rabbi who memoriezes the teachings
a wedding canopy, serves as a symbol of the home they are about to make
(Yiddish) unbelievable gall, n. nerve; audacity
[Jewish Term] to pray, sway rock lightly
(Jewish folklore) a demon that enters the body of a living person and controls that body's behavior
The Land of Israel, Jewish people regard as their God-given homeland.
"An expression of disgust or disapproval, representative of the sound of spitting."
The Jewish term for "hell." Originally 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
jewish prayer for the dead
(Yiddish) a meddler who offers unwanted advice to others
(Yiddish) a clumsy dolt
High priest, descendant of Moses and Aaron, who is responsible for offering the prescribed sacrifices
yiddish for "congratulations"
"Pride" or joy" especially at the achievements of one's children.
(Yiddish) a timid unfortunate simpleton, pitful person
well!, now! (interjection)
A rabbi, esp. a religious leader of the Hasidic sect
"A clumsy, inept person, similar to a klutz (also a Yiddish word). The kind of person who always spills his soup."
lit. chicken fat drippings, eating on challah; pathos or excessive sentimentality
(Yiddish) a jerk,
Someone of a nasty disposition
slang terms for sexual intercourse
(Yiddish) aggravating trouble
(Yiddish) a woman gossip unable to keep a secret
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
Beleive in No personal God
Unafiliated to any established church
Fringes on the Tallit
Skull cap color
: a person who is a bore or nuisance, prays to much
To get closer to God Allow us To change
3 types of Prayer
Prayers of Praise Prayers of Request Prayers of Thanksgiving
Routine, no heart in the prayer
Reciting something and taking it to heart
To be called up to read from torah
3 Houses of the Synagoge
House of Prayer House of Study House of Assembly
Things all synagoges have
Library Min. 10 people to hold service Prayers are collective
Sons/Children of Jacob
House of Israel
Vail in front of window
More things synagoges have
Arc on East Wall Eternal Light Purocet Windows at least 1 Platform to read scrolls from (Bima) Tablets with names of dead
People of the Synagoge
Ravvi, Cantor, Shammash, Director of Education, Pres of Congregation
The handy man of the congregation, does everything all of the small stuff
Box afixed to a door, contains hand written scirpture
peace in the house
(or Yarmulke) Jewish "skull cap" worn by males for prayer and sacred occasions
A plaque on the wall say which way is east.
According to Hasidism, a pious leader who is the intermediary between God and man, the "soul of the world"
Jewish dietary laws
"House of judgement"; rabbinic court of Judaism
Jewish pre-marital contract in which the husband is to provide for the wife and pay money if divorce
The person who performs the ritual of circumcision
an organization of Jewish men and women who make sure the bodies are prepared for buriel
Annual remembrance day for deceased.
brittle flat bread eaten at Passover
(Judaism) the ceremonial dinner on the first night (or both nights) of Passover
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 Nissan
(Judaism) an eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Temple of Jerusalem in 165 BC
The Jewish New Year
a Jewish festival that commemorates God's giving of the Ten Commandments to Moses
(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
White Robes, Candles, Shofar (Ram's horn)
words have a numerical value
The ritual slaughtering of birds and mammals according to Jewish Dietary laws
a holy person that is the person that performs the shechitah ritual killing
(Judaism) a period of seven days of mourning after the death of close relative
30 day mourning period
"the world to come", the end of uncertainty, miseries, and strife
wedding ceremony that follows Jewish laws and traditions
part of talmud that deals with the ceremony and rules concerning betrothal, or engagement
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
food that God gave the Israelites during the Exodus
Jewish Day of Atonement- fasting and reflecting on one's sins
the beginning of the year; The festival occurring in early fall in commemoration of the new year.
deeds of loving kindness
Jewish Sabbath which runs from friday evening to saturday evening
santification, blessing over wine
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
6 sections of the Mishna
Seeds, Time, Women, Damages, Holly Things, Purity
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
5 Books of the Torah
Genesis, exodus, leviticus, numbers, deuteronomy
the Jewish scriptures which consist of three divisions--the Torah and the Prophets and the Writings
The Original Sin
Judaism vs Chirstianity
priests; descendant of aaron
the greek term for divine, unconditional love; the manner in which God loves us
four letters in Hebrew that form the name of god - "YHWH" meaning I AM WHO I AM
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.