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  • achdut

    n. "Sense of common purpose fostering harmony: unity, solidarity." (Weiser)

  • achrai

    adj. "Charged with responsibility: accountable." (Weiser)

  • achrayut

    n. "Obligation, financial or personal, to others: burden." (Weiser)

  • achron

    n. "Latter-day religious authorit[y]... scholar...of the Renaissance and later times[.]" (Glinert).

  • ad kan

    interj. "Expression used to induce cessation of activity or behavior: knock it off." (Weiser)

  • ad kdei kach

    interj. "[E]xpression of wonder regarding the extent or intensity of something." (Weiser)

  • Adar

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

  • aderaba

    adv. "By all means, certainly." (Weiser)

  • adloyada

    n. A Purim carnival.

  • admor

    n. A Hassidic spiritual leader.

  • Adoshem

    n. God.

  • agav

    adv. "By the way: incidentally" (Weiser).

  • aggadah

    n. Parts of the Talmud and Midrash that do not deal with law, including stories, fables, and sayings.

  • ahavas yisroel

    n. "Love of one's fellow Jew." (Glinert)

  • Aibishter

    n. God, lit. "supreme one" or "the one above"

  • ainfal

    n. "An ingenious, intuitive idea or suggestion: inspiration" (Weiser).

  • aizen

    adj. "Well-founded and form, as in logic: incontrovertible" (Weiser).

  • akitzur

    adv. "In summary; in other words: restated" (Weiser).

  • akum

    n. A Talmudic term for a heathen.

  • al hanisim

    n. A one-paragraph prayer added to the Amida on Chanukah and Purim.