Yiddish for “pray.” Typically involves Hebrew chanting, traditional melodies, and some movement during prayer.
Helper candle used to light the other candles in a menorah.
From the Greek word meaning "sacrifice by fire", the Holocaust refers to the atrocities committed by Nazi Germany in World War II, including the genocide of six million Jews.
Hebrew for "house of judgment", a beit din is a rabbinical court that has jurisdiction in matters of Jewish law.
Hebrew for "scroll of cutting off". Refers to a get.