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 people of Israel lives. A popular Jewish song.
The Jewish community or the whole of Israel; often used to refer to Jewish unity or solidarity.
Yiddish term used for the wife of a rabbi. More commonly used in Orthodox communities.
Literally meaning, a complete healing. Used in modern Hebrew as "get well soon."
Hebrew term for "have a good trip; bon voyage."
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.