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  • Av

    n. The eleventh month of the Jewish calendar (or fifth if counting from Nisan).

  • badchen

    n. A merry maker as at a Jewish wedding or other Jewish celebration.

  • chametzdik

    adj. Containing or contaminated with chametz (and therefore unfit to be used or eaten by observant Jews on Pesach).

  • Cheshvan

    n. The second month of the Jewish calendar (or eighth if counting from Nisan).

  • Elul

    n. The twelfth month of the Jewish calendar (or sixth if counting from Nisan).

  • farbrengen

    n. A gathering or celebration that includes a spiritual or religious component.

  • Iyar

    n. The eighth month of the Jewish calendar (or second if counting from Nisan).

  • Kislev

    n. The third month of the Jewish calendar (or ninth if counting from Nisan).

  • Maariv

    n. The Jewish evening prayer service.

  • Nisan

    n. The seventh month of the Jewish calendar (or first if counting from it).

  • Sefer Torah

    n. A Torah scroll (a scroll with the text of The Five Books of Moses on it).

  • Shacharit

    n. The Jewish morning prayer service.

  • Shevat

    n. The fifth month of the Jewish calendar (or eleventh if counting from Nisan).

  • Sivan

    n. The ninth month of the Jewish calendar (or third if counting from Nisan).

  • talit katan

    n. A garment worn under the shirt by Orthodox men and boys, with a tassel hanging down from each of the four corners (as opposed to a tallit gadol, which is worn over the shirt and only while praying).

  • Tammuz

    n. The tenth month of the Jewish calendar (or fourth if counting from Nisan).

  • Tevet

    n. The fourth month of the Jewish calendar (or tenth if counting from Nisan).

  • tikkun

    n. "A volume containing the Hebrew text of the Chumash...without vowels or accents [trop] [usually side by side with the text with vowels and trop] to help the...reader prepare for the public reading of the Torah" (Steinmetz, Dictionary of Jewish Usage).

  • Tishri

    n. The first month of the Jewish calendar (or seventh if counting from Nisan).