Master Word List

CCAR Journal

Parashiyot

Tractates

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

I

J

K

L

M

N

O

P

R

S

T

U

V

W

Y

Z

A

B

C

D

E

H

K

L

M

N

P

R

S

T

V

Y

A

B

C

D

E

G

H

K

M

N

O

P

R

S

T

U

Y

Z

A

Achad Ha’am

Acharei Mot 

acknowledgment

Adar (month)

Adar I (month)

Adar II (month)

Adir Hu (song)

Adon Olam (song)

adonai

adonai M,elech

Aaonai Tzva’ot (the God of heaven’s hosts)

afikoman

aggadah, aggadot

aggadic

agunah

ahavah

Ahavah Rabbah (prayer)

Ahavat Olam (prayer)

akedah

akedat yitzchak

Akiva

Al Chet (prayer)

Al Hanisim (prayer)

alef (letter)

alefbet

Aleinu (prayer)

aliyah, aliyot

a.m. (small caps)

am

amidah

Amora, Amora’im (people; adjective)

Amoraic

am segulah

am yisra’el

Angel of Death

Ani Ma’amin (prayer)

aninut

antisemitism, antisemitic

Arachin (tractate)

Aravah (place)

arba’ah minim

arba kanfot

arba parashiyot

ark (synagogue)

Ark of the Covenant, the Ark

aron habrit / aron hakodesh aron kodesh (synagogue ark)

Arvit (Lechol)

aseret habibrot

aseret hadvarim

aseret yemei teshuvah

asham (sacrifice)

Ashamnu (prayer)

Ashkenazi, Ashkenazim (peopl; adjective)

Ashkenazic

Ashrei (prayer)

atzei chayim

atzeret

Av (month)

Avadim (tractate)

avanah

avelut

avarah

Avinu Malkeinu (prayer)

avinu shebashamayim

avodah

avodah shebalev

Avodah Zarah (tractate)

avon

Avot (tractate)

Avot Derabbi Natan (tractate)

Avot Vimahot (prayer)

ayin (letter)

 

B

ba’al kore

ba’al kri’

Ba’al Shem Tov

ba’al tshuvah

Babylonian Empire

Babylonian Exile

Babylonian Talmud

Baby Naming, Baby-Naming Ceremony

badchan

Balak (parashah)

bal tashchit

a baraita, baraitot

Barchu (prayer)

barech

Bar Kochba

Bar Kochba Revolt

bar mitzvah

baruch atah adonai, eloheinu melech ha’olam, asher kid’shanu b’mitzvotav v’tzivanu

baruch hashem

Baruch She’amar (prayer)

Baruch Shenatan (prayer)

bashert, basherte

bat

bat mitzvah

Bava Batra (tractate)

Bava Kama (tractate)

Bava Metzi’a or Metzi’ah (tractate)

Bavli

bayit (house; the Temple)

BCE

bdikat chametz

bechol levavcha

Bechorot (tractate)

Bechukotai (parashah)

bedeken

bedi’avad

Beha’alotcha (Parashah)

Behar (Parashah)

beit (house of)

beit (letter)

beit din

beit hamikdash (the Temple)

Beit Hatfutsoth

beit hillel, beit shammai

beit knesset

beit midrash

beit t’ilah

beitzah (egg)

Beitzah (tractate)

Bemidbar (book)

Bemidbar (parashah)

Bemidbar Rabah

ben (title; not name)

Ben-Gurion, David

Ben Sira or Ben Sirah

Berechyah, Rabbi

Bereshit

Bereshit (parashah)

Bereshit Rabah

besamim

Beshalach (parashah)

bete’avon

betzelem elohim

bi’ur chametz

Bible (book)

biblical

Biblical Hebrew

bikur cholim

Bikurim (tractate)

bimah

binah

birchot hamitzvot

birchot hanehenin

birchot hapratiyot

birchot hashachar

Birkat Eirusin (prayer)

Birkat Hagomel (prayer)

Birkat Hamazon (prayer)

Birkat Kohanim (prayer)

Birkat Nisu’in (prayer)

Birkat Shalom (prayer)

Blessing after Meals (prayer)

Bnei Brak

Bnai Brith (lounge)

bnei mitzvah

bnei yisra’el

b’not mitzvah

Bo (parashah)

Book of Exodus

Book of Life

boshet

brachah, brachot

Brachot (tractate)

bri’ah

bris

brit

brit hachayim

brit milah

brit olam

bri’ut

bruchah at

bubbe

bubbemeises

the Binding of Isaac

the Bratzlaver Rebbe

the Burning Bush

 

C

Candle Lighting: Candlelighting Blessings

CCAR Board, the board

CCAR Convention, the convention, at Convention (for Newsletter)

CCAR Newsletter, the newsletter

CCAR Rabbinic Staff (for Newsletter)

CCAR Responsa Committee

CE

Central Conference of American Rabbis (CCAR), the Conference (for Newsletter)

Central Europe

Chabad

Chad Gadya (song)

chadash

chaf

chag

chag ha’asif

chag ha’aviv

chag habikurim

chag hakatzir

chag hamatzot

chag hapesach

chag hasukkot

Chagall Windows

Chagigah (tractate)

chai

chalilah

chalitzah

challah (sacrifice)

Challah (tractate)

challah, challot (bread)

chalutzim

Chameish Megilot

chametz

chamor

Chanukah

chanukat habayit

chanukiyah

Charedi, Charedim

charoset

chaser

Chasid, Chasidim

Chasidei

Chasidic, Chasidism

Chasidut

chata’a

chatan

chatan bereishit

chatan torah

chatimah

Chatzi Kaddish

chaver

chavruta

chavurah, chavurot

Chaye Sarah (parashah)

chayim

chazak, chazak, v’nitchazek

Chasal

chazan (function)

Chazan (function)

chazanut

cheder

cherem

cherubim

chesed

chesed (sfirah)

chesed shel emet

cheshbon hanefesh

Cheshvan (month)

chet

chet (letter)

chevrah kadisha or chevrah kadishah

Chief Rabbi, Chief Rabbinate

Children of Israel

chilul hashem

chochmah

chodesh

chodesh ha’aviv

chol hamo’ed

chol hamo’ed sukkot

chosenness

the Chosen People

chug

Chukat (parashah)

Chulin (tractate)

chumash

chuppah

chutzpah

Classical Reform Judaism

the Codes

the College-Institute (HUC-JIC; for Newsletter)

the Commentaries

Conference, our (referring to CCAR; for Newsletter)

confirmation

Conservative Judaism

converso

Counting of the Omer

covenant

creation (generic), the Creation

Cup of Elijah

Cup of Miriam

 

D

da’at

dagesh

dalet (letter)

dam

dam brit

darshan

daven

dayan ha-emet

Dayenu (song)

Day of Atonement

Days of Awe

decision-making

de’oraita

derabanan

Derech Eretz Rabah (tractate)

Derech Eretz Zuta (tractate)

a diaspora, the Jewish Diaspora

din

din (sfirah)

dina demalchuta dina

divine (adj.)

dive name (referring to God’s name, not to God)

divrei torah

Dmai (tractate)

Documentary Hypothesis

drash

dreidel

D’TZACH, ADASH, B’ACHAV

dvar torah, divrei torah

Dvarim (parashah)

Dvarim Rabah

dvekut

the Divine (God)

the Divine Name (God)

the Divine Presence (God)

 

E

earth

East European

Eastern Europe

echad

Echad Mi Yode’a (song)

Eco-Kashrut

Eduyot (tractate)

Eichah (Lamentations)

Eichah Rabah

Ein Adir (song)

Ein Kamocha (song)

Ein Kexloheinu (song)

ein sof

Ekev Iparashah)

el (God)

el (to)

Elijah’s cup

Eliyahu Hanavi (the prophet)

Eliyahu Hanavi (the song)

El Male Rachamim (prayer)

Elohai Neshamah (prayer)

Elohai Netzor (prayer)

eloheinu

elohim

el shaddai

Elul (month)

e-mail

emancipation; the Emancipation

emet

Emor (parashah)

emunah

the Enlightenment

Ephraim

eretz tzion

eretz yisra’el

erev

erev shabbat, erev yom kippur

erusin

eruv

Eruvin (tractate)

eser makot

Eshet Chayil (prayer)

Eternal Light

etrog

etz

Etz Chayum Hi (song)

the Evil Eye

exilarch; the Exilarch (title)

the Exodus (from Egypt)

 

F

family education

festival, festival (nonspecific), festival (adj.); the Festivals (e.g. Pesach, Shavu’ot, Rosh, Hashanah, Yom Kippur… “on Shabbat and the Festivals”

Festival of Shavu’ot

firstborn

the First Temple

the Five Books of Moses

the Five Megilot

fleishig

the Flood (from Noach)

the Four Questions

the Four Species

freewill offering

Full Kaddish

fundraising

 

G

Gadlu (prayer)

gadol

galut

gan eden

Ga’on, Ge’onim, Ge’onic (people, adjective)

Garden of Eden

gehinom

gelt

gemara

gematria

gemilut chasadim

genizah

gentile

Ge’onic

ger, gerim

the Gerer Rebbe

Gerim (tractate)

get, gittin

Ge’ulah (prayer)

ghetto, but Warsaw Ghetto

gibur

gilui arayot

gimel (letter)

Gittin (tractate)

giyoret, giyorot

glilah

gmar chatimah tovah or Gmar Chatimah Tovah

Godhead

godlike

godliness

godly

the God of Heaven’s Hosts (title)

God’s name

go-el

Golden Calf

Golem

goses

goy (nation)

grager

the Great Hallel

the Great Kaddish

Guide of the Perplexed

gut yontif (Yiddish)

gvurah (sfirah)

Gvurot (prayer)

gzerah shavah 

 

H

Ha’azinu (parashah)

Habakkuk

hachnasat orchim

hadas, hadasim

hadlakat nerot

haftarah, haftarot

hadbahah

Haggadah, Haggadot

hakafah, hakafot

hakotel

halachah

Halachic

Half Kaddish

hallel (praise)

Hallel (prayers)

Hallel Hagadol (prayer)

Hallelujah (English translation)

haleluyah (transliteration)

halvayat hamet

hamakom (God)

hamantaschen

Hamavdil (prayer)

Hamotzi (prayer)

hanvi’ah

ha’olam

ha’olam haba

ha’olam hazeh

harachaman (God)

hashem (God)

Hashkivenu (prayer)

haskalah (the movement, the Enlightenment)

Hatikvah (song)

hatorah

Hava Nagila (song)

havdalah (separation)

Havdalah (service)

hayom

he (letter)

heaven (generic), the Heaven

Hebrew school

Hebrew Union College–Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC-JIR) [en-dash for spelled out; hyphen for abbreviation]; the College-Institute (for Newsletter)

hechag (Sukkot)

hechsher

hell

hesped

hidur mitzvah

hidur pnei zaken

hif’il

High Holy Days

High Priest

Hilchot Tshuvah (title of the section)

Hillel (person)

Hillel Sandwich

Hineh Mah Tov (song)

Historical Prophets

hitpa-el

hod (sfirah)

Hoda’ah (prayer)

the Holiness Code

the Holy Ark

the Holy Land

the Holy of Holies

the Holy One (God)

the Holy One of Blessing

hora (dance)

Horayot (tractate)

Hoshana Rabah (holiday)

hoshanot

hoshi’ah na

House of David

House of Hillel

House of Israel

House of Judah

House of Shammai

 

I

Igrot Moshe

intermarriage (not mixed marriage)

intermarried (not mixed married)

ish

ishah

Israel Independence Day

ivrit

Iyar (month)

Iyov (Book of Job)

 

J

Jerusalem Talmud

Jerusalem Targum

the Jewish Federation

the Jewish People

Jewish Renewal Movement

Jews-by-choice

Jubilee year

Judah (southern kingdom)

Judea (after Babylonian exile)

judgment

 

K

Kabbalah (school of thought)

Kabbalat Shabbat (service)

Kabbalism

Kabbalistic, Kabbalists

Kaddish

Kaddish Derabanan (prayer)

Kaddish Lehitchad’ta (prayer)

Kaddish Shalem (prayer)

Kaddish Titkabel (prayer)

Kaddish Yatom (prayer)

kadesh

kadosh

kaf (letter)

kaf sofit (letter)

kal

kalah, kalot

Kalah (tractate)

Kalah Rabati (tractate)

kal vachomer

kaparot

karet

karpas

kashrut

katan

kavanah, kavanot

kavod

kdoshim

Kdoshim (parashah)

kdushah

Kdushah (the prayer)

Kdushat Hashem (prayer)

Kdushat Hayom (prayer)

kehilah, kehilot

Keilim (tractate)

ken

ken yehi ratzon

kesef

keter (sfirah)

keva

kever avot

kevod habriyot

kevod hamet

Ki Anu Amech (song)

kibbutz

kibbutznik

kibud av va’em

kibud hamet

kibud zkenim

Kiddush (prayer, reception)

kiddush hashem

Kiddush Leyom Shabbat (prayer)

kiddushin

Kiddushin (tractate)

Kilayim (tractate)

Ki Lo Na’eh (song)

Ki Mitziyon (song)

Kingdom of Israel

Kingdom of Judah

Kinim (tractate)

kinot

kinyan

kinyan sudar

kippah, kippot

Kislev (month)

Ki Tavo (parashah)

kitel

Ki Tetze (parashah)

Ki Tisa (parashah)

kitniyot

Kitzur Shulchan Aruch

klaf

klal yisra’el

klezmer, klezmorim

the Knesset (place and institution)

Kodashim (tractate)

kodesh

kodesh hakodashim

Kohelet (Book of Ecclesiastes)

Kohelet Rabah

kohen gadol

kohen, kohanim (priest)

kol

Kol Nidrei (prayer)

kol yisra’el arevim zeh lezeh

Korach (parashah)

korban

kos miryam

kosher

the Kotel (place)

kra

krei

kri’ah

kri’at hatorah

K’ritot (tractate)

kruvim

ktiv

ktubah, ktubot

Ktubot (tractate)

Ktuvim (Writings—Bible)

kuf (letter)

kugel

Kutim (tractate)

kvater, kvaterin

kvell

kvetch

 

L

ladonai

Lag Ba’Omer

lailah

lamed (letter)

lamed-vav tzaddik

Land of Israel, the Land

lashon hara

lashon hatov

Later Prophets

latke

lay leader

layperson, laypeople

Lechah Dodi (song)

lechatchilah

lechayim

lechem hapanim

lechem mishneh

Lech Lecha (parashah)

Ledor Vador (song)

leil shimurim

leket

lema’an tizkeru

leshanah haba’ah birushalayim

leshanoh tovah tikatevu

leshon hakodesh

lev

levi, levi’im

levirate

Levite, Levitical

Liberal (referring to denomination)

life cycle, life-cycle event

Likutei Moharan

Literary Prophets

lo anochiyutlo levayesh

loving-kindness

Lubavitcher

lulav

Lurianic Kabbalah

 

M

Ma’ariv (Evening Service)

Ma’ariv Aravim (prayer)

ma’aseh

ma’aseh bereishit

ma’aseh merkavah

Ma’aser Sheni (tractate)

ma’asim tovim

Ma’asrot (tractate)

Maccabees

macher

machloket

Machshirin (tractate)

machzor

Machzor Vitry

magen david

Magen David Adom (name of organization)

magid (section of Haggadah)

Mah Nishtanah (song)

Mah Tovu (song)

Major Prophets

Makot (tractate)

malach

malchut (sfirah)

Malchuyot (section of machzor)

mamzer, mamzerim

mamzeret, mamzerot

Manasseh

manna

Maoz Tzur (song)

mara de’atra

maror

marrano

Masada

Masechet, Masechtot

Mas’ei (parashah)

mashal, meshalim

mashi’achthe mashi’ach

maskilim

masorah

Masoretes

Masoretic text

Matan (name)

Matot (parashah)

a matriarch, the Matriarchs

matzah, matzot

mazal tov

m’chabed zeh et zeh

Me’ah She’arim (place)

Mechilta

Mechilta Derabbi Yishmael

mechitzah

medinat yisra’el

megilah (Eng.; e.g., “the whole megilah“)

the Megilah (Megilat Esther)

Megilah (tractate)

Megilat Esther

Megilat Rut

Me’ilah (tractate)

metim

melech

mem (letter)

mem sofit

Menachot (tractate)

menorah

mensh

menschlichkeit

menuchah

Me’or or Enayim (Manachem Nachum of Chernobyl)

merkavah; Merkavak Literature

mesader mitzvah

mesaderet mitzvah

a messiah, the Messiah

messianic

messianic age

metzaveh

Metzora (parashah)

mezuzah, mezuzot 

Mezuzah (tractate)

Mi Chamocha (prayer)

middah, middot

Middot (tractate)

a midrash, the Midrash, midrashim, Midrashic, Midrashist

midrash aggadah

Midrash Hagadol

midrash halachah

Midrash Rabah

Midrash Sachar Tov

Midrash Tehillim

mikdash (sanctuary)

mikdash (the Temple)

mikdash me’at

Miketz (parashah)

Mikva’ot (tractate)

mikveh, mikva’ot

milah

milchig

minchah (sacrifice)

Minchah (Afternoon Service)

minhag, minhagim

Minor Prophets

minyan, minyanim

Miriam’s cup

Mi Sheberach (prayer)

mishkan (the Tabernacle)

Mishlei (Proverbs)

mishlo’ach manot

a mishnah

mishnah, mishnayot

the Mishnah; Mishnah Sanhedrin

Mishnaic

Mishneh Torah (Maimonides)

mishpachah

mishpat

Mishpatim (parashah)

Mitnagdim

Mitzrayim

mitzvah, mitzvot

mitzvot aseh

mitzvot bein adam lamakom

mitzvot bein adam lachavero

mitzvot lo ta’aseh

mitzvot shehazman gramah

mizbe’ach

mo-adim

Modeh Ani (prayer)

Modern Hebrew

Modern Orthodoxy

Modim Anachnu (prayer)

mo’ed

Mo’ed (tractate)

Mo’ed Katan (tractate)

mohel, mohalim

mohelet, mohalot

Moreh Nevochim (Guide of the Perplexed)

Morning Blessings

mosaic

moshav, moshavim

Motzi (prayer)

Mount Sinai

Mourner’s Kaddish

musaf (sacrifice)

musaf (service)

Mussar

Mussar Institute

 

N

na’aseh venishma

Nachman of Bratzlav

Nachmanides

Nashim (tractate)

nasi

Naso (parashah)

Nazir (Heb., Nazirite; tractate)

Nazirite

Nechemyah (Book of Nehemiah)

Nedarim (tractate)

nedivut

nedunyah

nechemta

ne’eman

nefesh

Nega’im (tractate)

Ne’ilah (prayer)

ner, nerot

ner tamid

nes

nes gadol hayah po

nes gadol hayah sham

neshamah

neshamah tehorah

neshamah yeterah

nesu’in

netzach (sfirah)

Nevi’im (Prophets–Bible)

New World

New Year

Nezikin (tractate)

nichum avelim

nidah

Nidah (tractate)

nigun, nigunim

Nisan (month)

Nishmat Kol Chai (prayer)

Nitzavim (parashah)

nitzotzot

No’ach (parashah)

Noachide Laws

non-kosher

nonprofit

Northern Kingdom

nu

nun (letter)

nun sofit (letter)

 

O

Ohalot (tractate)

ohel

ohel mo’eid (Tent of Meeting)

ohev zeh et zeh

olah

olam; ha’olam haba; ha’olam hazeh

an omer (measure of grain)

the Omer (period between Pesach and Shavu’ot)

ometz lev

onah

oneg shabbat

onin

online

Oral Torah

ordained by HUC-JIR (not from/at)

Orlah (tractate)

Orthodox, Orthodoxy (referring to denomination)

Oseh Shalom (prayer)

oshek

Outreach (Reform program)

 

P

 

pa’al

paradise

Parah (tractate)

parah adumah

parashah, parashiyot

parashat hashavua

Parashat Noach

pardes

parve

paschal lamb

pasul

a patriarch, the Patriarchs

patriarchal

pe-ah

Pe-ah (tractate)

peh (letter)

peh sofit (letter)

Pekudei (Parashah)

Pentateuch

Pentateuchal

People of Israel

perek

Pesach

Pesach sacrifice

pesach sheni

Pesikta Derav Kahana

Pesikta Rabati

Pesikta Zutarta

pidyon haben

pidyon shvuyim

pi-il

pikuach nefesh

pilegesh

a Pilgrimage Festival, the Pilgrimage Festivals

Pinchas (Parashah)

Pirkei Avot

Pirkei Derabbi Eliezer

Pittsburgh Platform

piyut, piyutim

p.m.

pomelo, pomelos

postbiblical

postexilic

prayer book (n.), prayer-book (adj.)

preexilic

priest (but High Priest)

Priestly Benediction

Promised Land

proof text

a prophet, prophets

Prophets (book of the Bible)

pru urvu

Psachim (tractate)

a psalm, psalms, the psalm

Psalm 113

the Psalmist

Psalms (book of the Bible)

pshat

pshita

Psukei Dezimrah (prayer)

Purim

purimspil

 

R

Rabbi (title)

a rabbi, the rabbis, rabbinic

rabbinic (wisdom, thought, ritual, Judaism)

rabbinical (school, student, council, class, education, placement; generally: educational!)

Rabbinic Hebrew

Rabbinic Judaism

Rabbis’ Kaddish

rachamim

rakia

Ralbag

rasha

Rashi

ratzon

re’a

Reader’s Kaddish

rebbe

Rebekah

Red Heifer

Re’eh (parashah)

Reform Judaism

Reform Movement, our Movement (for CCAR Newsletter)

Reformers (in denominational context)

Reform rabbis

reforms

refu’ah shlemah

refu’ah hanefesh

re’im ha’ahuvim

religious school

remez

resh (letter)

Resh Lakish

responsum, responsa

Retze Vimnuchateinu (prayer)

revelation (at Sinai)

revi’i

ribono shel olam (God)

rimonim

rodef

Roman Empire

Rosh Chodesh

Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah (tractate)

ru’ach

 

 

S

Saadyah Gaon

Sabbatical year

sabra

the sages (Talmudic)

same’ach bechelko

samech (letter)

sandak

Sanhedrin (tractate)

the Sanhedrin

savior

School of Hillel

School of Shammai

scriptural

scripture (the Bible)

Scroll of Esther

se’ah, se’im

sechel

the Second Temple

seder (order)

Seder Eliyahu Raba

seder hatfilah

Seder Olam

Seder, Sdarim (Passover)

sefer

Sefer Hayashar

Sefer Tehillim

sefer Torah (a Torah scroll)

Sefer Torah (tractate)

selah

Sephardi, Sephardim

Sephardic

seraphim

se’udah

se’udah shlishit

se’udat havra’ah

se’udat mitzvah

the Seven Blessings

the Seven Noachide Laws

sever panim yafot

the Sfat Emet

sfirah, sfirot

Sfirat Ha’omer (blessing)

sha’atnez

Shabbat (tractate)

Shabbat Chazon

Shabbat Hachodesh

Shabbat Hagadol

Shabbat Parah

Shabbat Shalom

Shabbat Shkalim

Shabbat Shuvah

Shabbat Zachor

Shabbat, Shabbatot

shabbaton

shabbes

Shabbetai Zvi

shach

Shacharit (sacrifice and Morning Service)

shadchan

shaddai

shalach manot

shalachmanos

shaliach tzibur

shalom

shalom aleichem (greeting)

Shalom Aleichem (song)

Shalom Rav (prayer)

shalosh regalim

shamash

shamayim

Shammai

shanah tovah umetukah

shank bone

shavu’a tov

Shavu’ot

shchitah

shechinah

she’elah, she’elot

she’elot utshuvot

Shehecheyanu (prayer)

shekel, shkalim

shem

she’ol

Sheva Brachot (blessings)

shichechah

shiduch

shiluach haken

Shimon bar Yochai

Shimon ben Gamliel, Rabban

shin (letter)

shir

Shir Hashirim (Song of Songs)

Shir Hashirim Rabah

Shirat Hayan (song)

shi’ur, shi’urim

shivah

Shkalim (tractate)

Shlach Lecha (parashah)

shlemut

shlep

shlom bayit

shloshim

Shma (prayer)

Shma and Its Blessings

Shma Uvirchoteha (prayer)

shmi’at ha’ozen

Shmini (parashah)

Shmini Atzeret

Shmini Atzeret-Simchat Torah

shmitah (Sabbatical year)

shmonah prakim

Shmoneh Esreh (prayer)

shmooze

Shmot

Shmot Rabah

shmurah matzah

the Sho’ah

shochet

shofar, shofarot

the Shofar Service (prayer)

shofet, shoftim

Shoftim (parashah, Book of Judges)

shome’a

shomer

shomer yisra’el (God)

shtetl

shul

Shulchan Aruch

shutafim

shvarim

Shvat (month)

Shvi’it (tractate)

Shvu’ot (tractate)

sic

siddur, siddurim

sidrah, sidrot

Sifra

Sifrei

Sifrei Bemidbar

Sifrei Dvarim

sifrei torah

Sim Shalom (prayer)

siman tov

simchah

Simchat Torah

sin (letter)

sin’at chinam

Sivan (month)

the Six-Day War

siyum

slichah

Slichot (the service)

Smachot (tractate)

smichah

sod

sofer

Sofrim (tractate)

Song at the Sea

Song of Moses

songleader, songleading

Sotah (tractate)

Southern Kingdom

special Shabbatot

Star of David

State of Israel, the Jewish state

sufganyah; sufganyot

sugiyah

Sukkah (tractate)

sukkah, sukkot

Sukkot (festival)

 

T

Ta’anit (tractate)

the Tabernacle

Tachanun (prayer)

tachlis

tahor

takanah

tallis (Yiddish)

tallit katan

tallit, tallitot

Talmud Bavli

talmud torah

Talmud Yerushalmi

Talmud, Talmudic

Talmudist

tame

Tamid (tractate)

Tamuz (month)

Tanach

Tanchuma

Tanna Dvei Eliyahu

Tanna, Tanna’im (people, adjective)

Tanna’itic (adjective)

Tanya

Targum

Targum Yonatan

taryag mitzvot

Tashlich (prayer)

tav (letter)

Tazria (parashah)

tchelet

tchiyat hametim

Teharot (tractate)

Tehillim (Book of Psalms)

tehillim (psalms)

teki’ah

teki’ah gdolah

the Temple (ancient)

the Temple Mount

Ten Commandments, the tenth commandment

Ten Days of Repentance

the Ten Plagues, the tenth plague

Tent of Meeting

tet (letter)

Tetragrammaton

Tetzaveh (parashah)

te’udah

Tevet (month)

Tevul Yom (tractate)

tfilah

Tfilah (Amidah)

Tfilat Sheva (Amidah)

tfillin (sing. tfillah)

Tfillin (tractate)

tfillin shel rosh / yad

Thirteen Principles of Faith

Three Pilgrimage Festivals

tiferet (sfirah)

tikkun

tikkun bayit

Tikkun Leil Shavu’ot

tikkun midot

tikkun olam

time-bound mitzvot

tish

Tishah Be’av

Tishrei (month)

Tmurah (tractate)

tna’im

tochechah

to’evah

tohorah

toke’a

Toldot (parashah)

the Torah (always definitive article)

Torah scroll

torah shebichtav

torah thebe’ah peh

torah tishmah

torah tzivah lanu moshe

Toraitic

Tosafists

Tosafot (people and scriptures)

Tosefta

Tosefta Bikurim

tov

Tower of Babel

tractate

Tractate Yoma

treif

tribe (generic), the Tribes

Tribe of Judah

trope

tru’ah

Trumah (Parashah)

Trumot (tractate)

tshuvah, tshuvot

Tu Be’av

Tu Bishvat

tumah

tvilah

the Twelve Tribes

tza’ar ba’alei chayim

tzadeket, tzedikot

tzadi (letter)

tzadi sofit (letter)

tzadik, tzadikim

tzafun

tzara’at

Tzav (parashah)

tzedakah

tzedek

tzelem elohim

tzfarde’a

tzibur

Tzidkuk Hadin (prayer)

tzimmes

tzimtzum

tzitzit

Tzitzit (tractate)

Tziyon or Zion (place)

tziyun

tzni’ut

tzom

tzur

 

U

ufruf

ugot matzah

Uktzin (tractate)

ulpan

Ultra-Orthodox

Union Haggadah

Union Prayer Book

Unetaneh Tokef (prayer)

United States (noun)

urchatz

U.S. (adj.)

ushpizin

 

V

va’ed

Va-era (parashah)

Va’etchanan (parashah)

vav (letter)

Vayakhel (parashah)

Vayechi (parashah)

Vaychulu (prayer)

Vayelech (parashah)

Vayera (parashah)

Vayeshev (parashah)

Vayetze (parashah)

Vayigash (parashah)

Vayikra (parashah)

Vayikra Rabah

Vayishlach (parashah)

Ve’ahavta

Ve’al Kulam (prayer)

vehigadeta

Veshamru (prayer)

Vezot Habrachah (parashah)

Vezot Hatorah (prayer)

Vidui (prayer)

 

W

Warsaw Ghetto, the ghetto

Warsaw Ghetto uprising

website

Western Europe

Western Wall

whole burnt offering

the wilderness

Wisdom Literature

Wisdom of Ben Sira or Sirah

Women’s Court (Temple)

World-to-Come

worldview

World War II

worshiped

worshiper

worshiping

Writings (section of Bible)

Written Torah

 

Y

Ya’aleh Veyavo (prayer)

yad

Yad (Mishneh Torah)

Yadayim (tractate)

Yad Vashem

yah

yahrzeit

Yalkut Shimoni

yamim nora’im

yarmulke

Yehudah Helevi

Yehudah Hanasi

yehudim

Yerushalmi

yesh me’ayin

yeshivah, yeshivot

yesod (sfirah)

yetzer hara

yetzer Tov

Yevamot (tractate)

YHVH

yichud

yichus

yiddishkeit

Yigdal (prayer)

Yiheyu Leratzon (prayer)

yishuv

Yismechu

yisra’el

yisrelim

yitgadal veyitkadash

Yitro (parashah)

Yizkor (prayer)

Yochanan ben Zakkai

yoma (the Day, i.e., Yom Kippur)

Yoma (tractate)

Yom Ha’atzma’ut

yom hadin

yom hashabbat

Yom Hasho’ah

Yom Hazikaron

Yom Kippur

yom kippur katan 

yom tov

yom truah

Yom Yerushalayim

yontif

Yoreh De’ah

yovel (Jubilee year)

yotzer

yud (letter)

 

Z

Zavim (tractate)

zayde

zayin (letter)

zchut avot

zichrono livrachah, zichronah livrachah

zichronot

Zion or Tziyon

zman simchatenu

zmirot

Zohar

Zra’im (tractate)

zrizut

zro’a

zuz, zuzim

zbach shlamim

Zevachim (tractate)

 

 

 

Parshiyot

A

Acharei Mot

B

Balak

Bechukotai

Beha’alotcha

Behar

Bemidbar

Bo

Bereshit

Beshalach

C

Chayei Sarah

Chukat

 

D

Dvarim

 

E

Ekev

Emor

 

H

Ha’azinu

 

K

Kdoshim

Ki Tavo

Ki Tetze

Ki Tisa

Korach

 

L

Lech Lecha

 

M

Mas’ei

Matot

Miketz

Mishpatim

Metzora

 

N

Naso

Nitzavim

Noach

 

P

Pinchas

Pekudei

 

R

Re’eh

 

S

Shlach Lecha

Shmini

Shmot

Shoftim

 

T

Tazri’a

Toldot

Trumah

Tetzaveh

Tzav

 

V

Va’era

Va’etchanan

Vayak’hel

Vayechi

Vayelech

Vayera

Vayeshev

Vayetze

Vayigash

Vayikra

Vayishlach

Vezot Habrachah

 

Y

Yitro

 

 

Tractates

A

Arachin

Avadim

Avodah Zarah

Avot

Avot Derabbi Natan

 

B

Bava Batra

Bava Kama

Bava Metzi’a or Bava Metzi’ah

Bechorot

Beitzah

Bikurim

Brachot

 

C

Chagigah

Challah

Chulin

 

D

Derech Eretz Rabah

Derech Eretz Zuta

Dmai

 

E

Eduyot

Eruvin

 

G

Gerim

Gittin

 

H

Horayot

 

K

Kallah

Kallah Rabati

Kelim

Kiddushin

Kilayim

Kinim

Kodashim

Kritot

Ktubot

Kutim

 

M

Ma’aser Sheni

Ma’asrot

Machshirin

Makot

Megilah

Middot

Mikva’ot

Milah

Menachot

Mo’ed Katan

Mo’ed

Mezuzah

 

N

Nashim

Nazir

Nedarim

Nega’im

Nidah

Nezikin

 

O

Ohalot

Orlah

 

P

Parah

Pe’ah

Psachim

 

R

Rosh HaShanah

 

S

Sanhedrin

Sefer Torah

Shabbat

Shkalim

Shvi’it

Shvu’ot

Smachot

Sofrim

Sotah

Sukkah

 

T

Ta’anit

Tamid

Tfillin

Tmurah

Toharot

Trumot

Tvul Yom

Tzitzit

 

U

Uktzin

 

Y

Yadayim

Yoma

Yevamot

 

Z

Zavim

Zra’im

Zvachim