20 random words retrieved
nagging, annoying person
"Quiet; respectable; well mannered" (Rosten). "middle class"; normal
visiting the sick
"Special prayers and songs included as part of Friday night services to welcome in Shabbat."
[the relatively minor mishap should be] an Atonement [for my/our/your sins, rather than something more serious]
n. good lineage, adj. having good lineage. people from the right families that go back generations within a given Orthodox community
Selection of the Pentateuch read publicly on the Sabbath.
period of dating for marriage (Orthodox Jews)
general realm of feasibility, ballpark (Weiser)
a tedious, lengthy enumeration or account, litany (Weiser)
Haredi; describing people or traditions of the right end of the Orthodox continuum, encompassing Hasidic and non-Hasidic (or just non-Hasidic) Orthodox Jews, of whom the men wear black hats
standard holiday greeting
still, yet, moreover
"Literally, "holy ark"." (JPS)
a diminutive that combines amusement, admiration and annoyance
A form of mixed martial arts developed in the Israeli Army but popularized worldwide. Literally means "contact combat"
a hymn in the traditional Jewish liturgy, usually recited before Shacharit and often sung after services in synagogue, made up of traits attributed to God
"With depth and in detail: intensively"
n. "unofficial information spread through the grapevine" (Weiser), especially information related to Talmud study
v. refer someone for a marriage match; pronounce a match
n. speech, talk
character traits (singular: "middah")
"those who understand will understand." "You know what I'm talking about."
A single, yeshivish male (see bochur) who is less culturally yeshivish than his peers.
group, cohort; session/unit