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  • get

    a writ or deed of divorce

  • Maariv

    n. The Jewish evening prayer service.

  • meshulach

    a rabbinical emissary sent to collect charity funds

  • Mincha

    n. The Jewish afternoon prayer service.

  • rishon

    "Earlier rabbis and scholars, who lived from around the 11th to the mid-15th century C.E., before the Shulchan Arukh, the compilation of Jewish law, was written." (JPS)

  • rosh yeshiva

    n. The head of a yeshiva.

  • Sefer Torah

    n. A Torah scroll (a scroll with the text of The Five Books of Moses on it).

  • Shacharit

    n. The Jewish morning prayer service.

  • shechita

    Kosher animal slaughter.

  • yechidus

    a private audience a rebbe to obtain his advice or blessing