A war between Israel and a coalition of Arab states led by Egypt and Syria. The war began on October 6, 1973 (on Yom Kippur) and lasted until October 25, 1973.
"torn apart" (Yiddish); food that is not ritually fit; opposite of kosher.
"Return;" The concept of repentance and new beginnings, which is a continuous theme throughout the High Holidays.
Burial shrouds, generally made of linen, muslin or cotton.
"Purification;" ritual preparation for burial.
Prayer shawl; plural: tallitot
The Jewish legal work that comprises the Mishnah and the Gemara. There are two works of Talmud: The Palestinian Talmud was compiled between 200-450 C.E. in the land of Israel and is also called the Jerusalem Talmud or Talmud Yerushalmi. The Babylonian Talmud or Talmud Bavli was compiled in Babylonia between 200-550 C.E.
Acronym for the Hebrew Bible, constructed from the first letters of its three sections: Torah, Neviim, and Ketuvim.