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  • bencher

    prayer booklet or card with the text of the blessings after meals, and often times including other meal-time blessings and songs

  • chaver

    friend

  • chavruta

    learning partnership; joint study session. "The person with whom one studies religious texts" (Weiser)

  • kallah

    Jewish communal gathering, conference

  • kavanah

    "Attention to the meaning, spirit, and purpose of words" (Weiser)

  • schnorr

    to beg, to request money

  • shidduch

    a date in the process of finding one's spouse

  • tachlis

    practical details of a matter, "brass tacks" (as in, "Let's get down to brass tacks.")