20 random words retrieved
A local Jewish philanthropy which raises and distributes funds for social welfare, social services and educational needs in local communities and overseas, especially Israel.
"kimmel bread" is rye bread with caraway seeds on top
the sanctification of God's name; "bringing honor to God" (Glinert)
a verse, usually from the Torah
from generation to generation
stupid person, bear
Adj: religiously intense. Literally "strong," generally used in reference to someone more religious than the speaker
Verb: "shtark out" - to identify oneself closer to the Black Hat end of the Modern Orthodox to Black Hat continuum, in comparison to one's previous location on that continuum.
"Trash, junk, garbage; cheap or worthlesss things." (Rosten), sh*t
young unmarried male, especially a yeshiva student
overly elaborate, excessively decorated, slapped together senselessly
exclamation of dismay, exasperation, or surprise
The amount of money that a board member of an organization is responsible to contribute, either by a personal donation ("give") or by the member's individual fundraising ("get").
What are you saying? or What did you say? or Really??
"excommunication; ostracism" (Yiddish)
child-appropriate word for penis
affectionate term used to describe a child, often connoting silly or slightly naughty behavior
"small, round headcovering" (JPS)
sweetie, darling [term of endearment]