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A Purim carnival.
immigration to Israel
"calling to the reading of the Torah" (Glinert)
ascent of the soul of a deceased person to a higher level, as is believed to happen on their yartzeit
"Service and worship of God" (Eisenberg)
"A unique part of the Musaf service on Yom Kippur, the Avodah prayers describe the sacrificial ritual in the Temple in ancient Jerusalem on the Day of Atonement" (Eisenberg).
"Literally, 'divine service'" (Eisenberg)
the name for a unit at camp in which campers help with such duties as service in the dining hall, laundry, etc.
Jewish place of worship; "synagogue" (JPS)
"Literally, 'spices.' It almost always refers to the spices in the spice box used for the Havdalah ceremony" (JPS).
"Modern Israeli slang for illegal drugs" (JPS).
"Literally, 'Happy Holiday.' The traditional, all-purpose greeting exchanged on almost any Jewish holiday" (JPS).
"Would that it be so" (Steinmetz, Yiddish and English)
"small, round headcovering" (JPS)
Used as a greeting or departing line (hello or goodbye) on or before Shabbat. Literally "peaceful Sabbath."
Holiday celebrated the day after the seven-day holiday of Sukkot.
Common name for the 18th letter of the Hebrew alphabet (tzadi / tzade).
Someone who does extremely righteous deeds.
A highly learned and esteemed rabbinic leader (sometimes used as an alternative name for a Hasidic rebbe).
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