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  • cheder

    n. Hebrew and religious classes (often on Sundays) for elementary school children.

  • frosk

    n. A slap.

  • Galitzianer

    n. A Jew with ancestry in the Galicia region of Eastern Europe.

  • goyishe kop

    n. Someone who fails to use his/her head; a dull mind. Someone who thinks like a non-Jew. Lit. "non-Jewish head."

  • hoo-ha

    interj. Interjection of admiration or astonishment.

  • Litvak

    n. A Jew with ancestry in Lithuania or nearby regions.

  • Maariv

    n. The Jewish evening prayer service.

  • shlump

    an unkempt person, a loser

  • yachna

    a talkative or gossipy woman