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Aliyah
Reading from the Torah during services and is considered an honor
Bar Mitzvah
son of the commandment
Brit Milah
Circumcision
Chanukkah
An eight day holiday celebrating religious freedom
Gemara
Commentaries on the Mishna
Halakhah
"Path that one walks"
Jewish law
Kaddish
"Holy"
Prayer for the dead
Kipah/Yarmulke
Head covering
Kosher
"proper" or "correct"
descrives food that is permissible to eat
Matzah
Unleavened bread traditionally served during Passover
Minyan
Ten Jews who pray together
Mishna
Commentary on the Torah
Mitzvah
commandment
Pesah
Passover
Rabbi
religious teacher
Rosh Hashana
First day of the new year
Shabbat
Sabbath- a day of rest
Shema
Jewish prayer
Shivah
"seven"
Seven day period of mourning after the burial of a close relative
Siddur
prayer book
Talmud
Oral interpretaion of the Torah
Tanakh
Written Torah
Tisha b'Av
day of fast commemorating the destruction of the first and second Temples
Torah
First 5 books of the Bible
Tzedakah
righteousness
Yom Kippur
Day of Atonement
Zionism
a political movement to create and maintaim a Jewish state