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, “egg.” It is an item on the Passover seder plate that represents the Passover sacrifice from biblical times. And, it symbolizes the spring season.
Literally, “holiday,” this term usually refers to any of the three Pilgrimage Festivals: Pesach (Passover), Shavuot, and Sukkot.
Another vegetable, often romaine lettuce, that appears on the Passover seder plate. Chazeret is used in addition to maror as a bitter herb.
Literally, “It Is Enough for Us.” A seder song of gratitude that recounts many miracles and gifts from God associated with the Exodus story, any one of which “would have been enough.”
The Passover seder includes four cups of wine, one for each of God’s promises/expressions of Redemption: “I will take you out;” “I will save you;” “I will redeem you;” and “I will take you as a nation” (Exodus 6:6-7).
Literally, “telling.” This is the Jewish text that sets forth the order of the Passover seder. Plural: Haggadot.