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Of course. / Obviously!
"done just well enough to fulfill a need or duty; perfunctorily" (Weiser, Frumspeak)
"under duress, or done when no options are available; as a last resort" (Weiser, Frumspeak)
done after the fact (in an acceptable, but still not ideal, manner); ex post facto
"resentfully; without enthusiasm; begrudgingly" (Weiser, Frumspeak)
a religious stringency
A ritual where the kohanim recite the Priestly Blessing (Num. 6:24-26), blessing the rest of the congregation.
a writ or deed of divorce
"Would that it be so" (Steinmetz, Yiddish and English)
Jewish communal gathering, conference
לאו A scriptural prohibition
weekly Torah portion
(pl. form tenaim only, used as sg.) "The original prenuptial contract, the tenaim dates from the 12th century. It is the detailed dowry and other financial arrangements, the date of the wedding, and the penalty if anyone backed out. Some traditional and Hasidic Jews still prepare a tenaim and read it aloud at an engagement party or sign it before the wedding ceremony, at the same time the ketubbah is signed" (JPS).
A condition, especially one made as part of an agreement.
(pl. form tenaim only, used as sg) "A traditional name for an engagement party" (JPS)
"A condition of circumstance upon which a certain effect is predicated: Stipulation" (Weiser).
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