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heretic, non-believer, especially one with great knowledge of Judaism
learning partnership; joint study session. "The person with whom one studies religious texts" (Weiser)
burial society - volunteers who sit with the dead and prepare their bodies for burial
even; despite expectations to the contrary -- often with a slightly amused or ironic feeling of "wouldn't you know it?" or "of all things" ("of all people" ... etc.)
"definitely or exactly stated; specifically" (Weiser)
just to annoy, just to be contrary
A ritual where the kohanim recite the Priestly Blessing (Num. 6:24-26), blessing the rest of the congregation.
"Would that it be so" (Steinmetz, Yiddish and English)
Prayer of mourning; prayer separating parts of the service; lit. "sanctification"
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