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.
Yiddish for “pray.” Typically involves Hebrew chanting, traditional melodies, and some movement during prayer.
Literally, “the order of the Torah reading.” The section of the worship service in which the Torah scroll is read. Reading of the Torah scroll occurs in synagogue on Monday and Thursday mornings, on Shabbat morning and afternoons, and on all Jewish holidays.
Literally, “covenant;” describes a Jewish understanding of the relationship between God and the Jewish people.
kosher parchment inscribed with biblical verses from Deuteronomy (6:4-9, 11:13-21) in a mezuzah case.
an adjective meaning “milk” or ”dairy.” It refers to any food products that contain dairy.
adjective meaning “meaty;” refers to any food products that contain meat.