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  • anash

    n. Members of the Hasidic community.

  • Chabad

    n. An outreach-oriented branch of Hasidic Judaism that follows the Lubavitcher Rebbe. Chabad has thousands of branches around the world, including at many college campuses.

  • chutz la'aretz

    n. Outside of Israel; the disapora, lit. "outside the land."

  • Eretz Yisroel

    n. Israel.

  • hakarat hatov

    n. Acknowledgement of support.

  • hummusiya

    n. "[A]n eatery that specializes in serving hummus as a main dish (often the only dish)" (source).

  • Knesset

    n. Israel's parliament.

  • limonana

    n. Mint lemonade.

  • maccabiah

    n. International Jewish sports competition, known as the Jewish Olympics, held (mostly) every four years since 1932; smaller regional competitions held in Jewish community centers around the world.

  • madrich

    n. Youth counselor or supervisor.

  • meguyar

    n. A convert to Judaism.

  • mekurav

    n. Non-Orthodox congregants and supporters of Chabad houses.

  • oleh

    n. Immigrant to Israel; a person who makes aliyah.

  • prutah

    n. Two cents (fig.)

  • remez

    n. "A mark or detail that suggests the existence of implicit information, a trace, an allusion." (Weiser)

  • Shabbat

    n. The Jewish Sabbath; Saturday.

  • Shabbat Shalom

    interj. Greeting or departing line (hello or goodbye) used on or during the few days leading up to Shabbat. Literally "peaceful Sabbath."

  • shchuna

    n. neighborhood, also "The religious neighborhood" (often referring to Crown Heights).

  • svara

    n. Justification, reason, plausible explanation.

  • Yom Ha'atzmaut

    n. Israeli Independence Day.