20 random words retrieved
What a misfortune, how unfortunate, bummer
a Lubavicher (a Hasidic group, Chabad) who believes that Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, the Lubavicher rebbe, is the Moshiach.
dining hall, dining room
bad person, scoundrel (sometimes humorous or affectionate)
skullcap, kippah, yarmulke
nagging, annoying person
Jewish place of worship; "synagogue" (JPS)
An objective, often expressed in response to rising rates of interfaith marriage, to ensure that Judaism is transmitted from one generation to the next.
"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)
A Romanian-Jewish dish of thick cornmeal mush.
A paste made from ground sesame seeds, used as a dip or spread.
"touching"; usually used in the phrase "shomer negiah", which is the custom of avoiding touch with members of the opposite sex outside of one's family
Participating in modern society.
"Good conduct; normal, polite behavior in a social setting." (JPS). Manners, respect.
In laws, more generally (http://www.pass.to/glossary/gloz2.htm#letm).
the father of one's child's spouse, though can sometimes be used to refer to the grandfather of one's grandchild's spouse.
treyf (non-kosher) food
"Junk, trash" (Rosten)