20 random words retrieved
an elected or self-appointed Jewish emissary pleading the cause of his people before the authorities
a member of the board of directors for a Jewish non-profit organization
an adult who helps coordinate programs of a Jewish organization in a volunteer capacity
a boor, an uncouth, unmannered individual
an animal, especially a large one
"lousy, messed up, ridiculous" (JPS) Shitty, full of crap.
"Common sense" (JPS), intelligence
A nickname for Massapequa, a Long Island, NY, suburb with sizable Jewish and Italian populations.
a dish eaten by American Jews during Passover, where a piece of matzah is covered with tomato sauce and cheese, and placed in the oven.
A joyous holiday that takes place in February or March on the 14th of Adar, retelling the story of the Book of Esther.
"have a good trip"; bon voyage
from Yiddish literature/folklore, "The 'legendary' town inhabited by befuddled, stupid, foolish, but endearing people." (JPS). Also a real town in Poland (Chełmno).
"An upright, honorable, a decent person." (Rosten)
a page of Talmud (equivalent of Hebrew דף daf)
a person (usually a young, Hasidic man) who appears to be religious but is in part or in whole not observant; OR who is observant and wears Hasidic garb, but otherwise behaves like non-Hasidic Orthodox Jews
Short for "frum from birth." Refers to someone who grew up in a religious home, the opposite of a BT (ba'al teshuvah) who became religious as an adult.
coarse, base, not classy, vulgar, common
"1. To split, to burst, to explode. 2. " To be aggravated beyond bearing" (Rosten) [lit. "to explode"]
repentance [lit. "return"]