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  • Ashki

    n. Nickname for Ashkenazi Jews.

  • atzmus

    n. The essence of God (in Kabbalah).

  • Chitas

    n. A daily study practice by Chabad including daily selections from the Chumash, Psalms, and the Tanya.

  • chitzoni

    n. A person concerned with externalities.

  • Chrismukkah

    n. "Chrismukkah is a pop-culture portmanteau neologism referring to the merging of the holidays of Christianity's Christmas and Judaism's Hanukkah." (Wikipedia)

  • Daled Bavos

    n. A traditional song composed by Rabbi Shneur Zalman of Liadi (the founder of Chabad) played at Chabad weddings and holidays.

  • duch

    n. A report of outreach activities.

  • geza

    n. Good lineage.

  • hitbodedut

    n. Solitary prayer.

  • igros

    n. The multi-volume collection of letters by the Lubavitcher Rebbe that is often used as a kind of an oracle.

  • mashke

    n. Alcoholic beverage (typically vodka or whiskey).

  • mivtza

    n. A campaign run by Chabad to encourage Jewish observance.

  • ohel

    n. Tent (in a summer camp setting).

  • oilam

    n. The world; the public.

  • pan

    n. Petition for a blessing from a Chasidic rebbe.

  • responsa

    n. Written decisions and legal rulings by rabbis appointed to be legal deciders.

  • snag

    n. Misnaged (non-Hasidic Orthodox Jew).

  • tahalucha

    n. A practice in Chabad to visit non-Chabad synagogues on Jewish holidays.

  • Tanya

    n. The foundational text of Chabad Lubavitch written by the founder of Chabad, Rabbi Shneur Zalman of Liadi.

  • tzitzit

    n. The fringes on a tallit or on a tallit katan.