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  • abus

    interj. "Cute!"

  • almemar

    n. The platform on which the Torah is read in synagogue; the bima.

  • Ashki

    n. Nickname for Ashkenazi Jews.

  • atzmus

    n. The essence of God (in Kabbalah).

  • Beta Israel

    n. Ethiopian Jewish community.

  • Bivas

    interj. Life! Said upon hearing someone sneeze.

  • cashew

    n. A person of Catholic and Jewish heritage.

  • chazak u'baruch

    (sentence) "Be strong and be blessed," usually said to someone who participated in a religious service in some way (for example, has an aliyah, makes a donation, opens the ark, etc.).

  • Chitas

    n. A daily study practice by Chabad including daily selections from the Chumash, Psalms, and the Tanya.

  • chitzoni

    n. A person concerned with externalities.

  • Chrismukkah

    n. "Chrismukkah is a pop-culture portmanteau neologism referring to the merging of the holidays of Christianity's Christmas and Judaism's Hanukkah." (Wikipedia)

  • Dahak

    n. A joke.

  • Daled Bavos

    n. A traditional song composed by Rabbi Shneur Zalman of Liadi (the founder of Chabad) played at Chabad weddings and holidays.

  • daytshmerish

    adj. (Of a Yiddish word or text, or of Yiddish speech) more German-like.

  • De carne

    adj. Meaty / fleshing.

  • De queso

    adj. Dairy / milchig / cheesy.

  • dos

    n. A derogatory term for ultra-Orthodox/Haredi Jews, common in Israel.

  • duch

    n. A report of outreach activities.

  • Escapamiento bueno

    (sentence) May the results be good - said upon hearing of a pregnancy / before giving birth

  • farbaysn

    n. Snacks.