20 random words retrieved
welcoming party to celebrate the birth of a son, usually held at the house of the child's parents on the first Friday night after his birth
dumpling made with matzah meal and eggs and generally served in chicken soup
To travel from one place to another when one would prefer not to
An annoyingly long journey
"To carry, lug" (JPS)
"Borshtsh" is the Russian word for beet soup. Among Jews soup made from beets is considered Polish borshtsh, while Russian borshtsh is made from cabbage.
"An Eastern European soup traditionally made with beets." (JPS)
"silly or stupid person; simpleton; nitwit" (Steinmetz)
"An untalented loser; a whiner; a petty person" (JPS).
"An unadmirable, petty person" (Rosten)
welcome! [lit. "blessed are those who come"]
The fruit of the carob tree, traditionally eaten on Tu Bishvat.
braided egg-bread eaten on the Sabbath (known as challah elsewhere)
wise, learned person; genius
A sweet, fruit-and-vegetable stew made usually with carrots, plums, apples, and sweet potatoes.
A round, thin bread with a pocket, eaten plain or with filling as a sandwich.
A particularly notable rabbi; a halachic decisor
to make small talk or informally chat; to network, kiss up
A son who will say kaddish for a parent (literally, "little kaddish").
"1. A non-Jewish girl. 2. A housemaid. 3. An irreligious or nonobservant Jewish girl. The term is often regarded as disparaging." (Steinmetz)
literally 'to walk, take a stroll'; figuratively 'to delay, tarry, procrastinate'
"Dizzy, confused, dopey, 'punchy.'" (Rosten)
"Having a headache." (Rosten)
"Smitten, charmed, beguiled." (Rosten)
"Surprised, stunned, shocked." (Rosten)
"Confused, distracted, mixed up." (JPS)
"confused; dazed; stunned" (Steinmetz)
feat, stunt, trick, challenge, ingenuity
peculiarity, particular oddness (JPS)