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  • Av

    n. The eleventh month of the Jewish calendar (or fifth if counting from Nisan).

  • Elul

    n. The twelfth month of the Jewish calendar (or sixth if counting from Nisan).

  • gelilah

    n. "Binding and bedecking of the Torah scroll[.]" (Glinert)

  • hagba

    n. The ceremonial raising of a Sefer Torah for all the congregation to see.

  • Iyar

    n. The eighth month of the Jewish calendar (or second if counting from Nisan).

  • Kislev

    prop. n. The third month of the Jewish calendar (or ninth if counting from Nisan).

  • Maariv

    n. The Jewish evening prayer service.

  • Nisan

    prop. n. The seventh month of the Jewish calendar (or first if counting from it).

  • Sefer Torah

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

  • Shabbat

    prop. n. The Jewish Sabbath; Saturday.

  • Shacharit

    n. The Jewish morning prayer service.

  • Shavuot

    prop. n. A Jewish holiday celebrating the anniversary of Moses receiving the Ten Commandments at Mount Sinai and the first harvest of spring.

  • Shevat

    prop. n. The fifth month of the Jewish calendar (or eleventh if counting from Nisan).

  • Simchat Torah

    prop. n. A Jewish holiday celebrating the end of the annual cycle of Torah readings and the beginning of the next one.

  • Sivan

    prop. n. The ninth month of the Jewish calendar (or third if counting from Nisan).

  • Tammuz

    prop. n. The tenth month of the Jewish calendar (or fourth if counting from Nisan).

  • Tevet

    prop. n. The fourth month of the Jewish calendar (or tenth if counting from Nisan).

  • Tishri

    prop. n. The first month of the Jewish calendar (or seventh if counting from Nisan).