n. A short lesson derived from the Torah; an engagement party, named after the short speech usually delivered in honor of the couple.
"Will you be coming to Ahuva and Zack's vort?" "Can you give a quick vort at dinner tonight?"
Languages of Origin
- Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
- North America
- Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).
- Dictionary of Jewish Usage: A Popular Guide to the Use of Jewish Terms, by Sol Steinmetz (Lanham, MD, 2005).
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