20 random words retrieved
to bargain, do business
adj: happy, merry
noun: (frailach or freylekhs) a lively song/dance performed at simchas
a responsive prayer sung/recited by the shaliach tzibbur (prayer leader) and congregation as part of the Amidah in a minyan
study hall; beis medrash (lit. "hall")
An employee, excluding support staff, of an institution, including a synagogue, non-profit organization, and school, specifically or largely devoted to a Jewish cause or agenda.
(vulgar) urine, piss
wasting time [offensive]
even; despite expectations to the contrary -- often with a slightly amused or ironic feeling of "wouldn't you know it?" or "of all things" ("of all people" ... etc.)
"definitely or exactly stated; specifically" (Weiser)
just to annoy, just to be contrary
not liable, exempt
A commentary on a text, something that makes the meaning clear.
to immerse dishes in a ritual bath (mikvah) to render them usable in a kosher kitchen
The additional service added to the morning services on the Sabbath and holidays.
literally 'stinking' (Rosten); contemptible
a tractate of the Talmud
little boy; especially when using diminutive tatele / tattele / tattaleh / tattale / tateleh (in child-directed speech)
Sidelocks, sidecurls, or earlocks, common among Haredi boys and men.
a period of semi-mourning commemorating the destruction of the first and second temples in jerusalem. "The three weeks between shiva asar betamuz (17th of Tamuz), when the walls of Jerusalem were breached, and Tisha b'Av (9th of Av), when the Temple was destroyed." (Steinmetz)
"clumsy, slow-witted...person" (Rosten)