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15 terms

The Chosen test 1

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Hasidism
sect of Judaisim (very conservitive, takes literal meaning of the Talmund)
Shabbat
Sabbath, holy day/prayer day
Yeshiva
Jewish parochial (religious) school
Talmund
Jewish Bible
Rabbi
teacher/Jewish religious leader
Ba'al Shem Tov
18th century founder of Hasidism
Yamulka
skullcap
Synagogue
Jewish church
Tefillin
"small square leather boxes containing Bible passages worn on left arm/forehead, worn by men, in morning weekend prayers)
Kaddish
prayer for the dead
Pilpul
disputation on minipoints of the talmund
Gematriya
letters of the alphabet
Caftan
uniform of the Hasid
Kabbalah
books of Jewish mysticism
Orthodox
Jewish sect, not to degree of Hasidism