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  • a long life

    interj. Used to greet a mourner after someone has died.

  • antisemitism

    n. Hatred against Jews.

  • Birthright

    n. A free 10-day trip to Israel for young Diaspora Jews ages 18-26. Over 400,000 Jews have been to Israel on Birthright.

  • Diaspora Jew

    n. A Jew living in the Jewish Diaspora, as opposed to one living within the State of Israel.

  • Hasidic

    adj. Of or relating to Hasidic Judaism or Hasidic Jews.

  • matzah ramble

    n. "A British tradition of hikes and picnics during the intermediate days [chol hamoed] of Passover." (source)

  • oirik

    n. Derogatory reference to a non-Jewish male, especially a common labourer.

  • Orthodox

    adj. Of, relating to, or affiliated with Orthodox Judaism.

  • Orthodox Judaism

    prop. n. The most traditional branch of Judaism.

  • oysgezoomt

    adj. Worn out, tired from too many Zoom meetings, gatherings.

  • pluralism

    n. The principle of being purposefully accepting and welcoming of different levels of Jewish observance, different Jewish practices, and different denominations of Judaism.

  • pluralistic

    adj. (Of a Jewish organization, space, or community) purposefully accepting and welcoming of different levels of Jewish observance, different Jewish practices, and different denominations of Judaism.

  • yok

    n. Rowdy non-Jewish hooligan (derogatory).

  • Zionism

    n. "A worldwide political movement that worked toward the establishment of a Jewish homeland" (JPS).

  • Zionist

    n. A supporter of Zionism, i.e. a person who believes that the Jewish people has the right to a Jewish state in the land of Israel.