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36 Cards in this Set

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Seder
passover meal
Yiddish
the language spoken by Jewish people
Haggadah
book containing instructions for passover
Fraud
intentionaal deseption
Ornate
elaborately decorated; fancy
Yarmulke
skull cap worn by Jewish males
Shadchan
marraige broker
Shtetl
vilage
Simultaniously
(happening) at the same time
Schonorrer
proffestional begger
Bar MItzvah
Jewish holiday ceremony where 13 year old boys asume religious responsibilities
Shul
Synagogue (Jewish [place of worship)
Rendar
Jewish official
Yeshivah
School where students study Jewish religion and culture
Mesmerize
Hypnotize, captivate
Plaits
Braids
Klezmer
A Jewish band that plays on special occasions
Badchan
Court jester/fortune teller
Chaya
Life
Adamantly
With strong emphasis
Assent
agreeement
Spontaneously
not planned ahead; done on impulse
Impuudent
disrespectful; having a sassy attitude
Alienate
To withdraw friendship from; to push away emtionally
Zugani
newcomers; lowest of the low
Vehement
extremly angry
Unadorned
undeceroated
Garish
too bright or gaudy
Rote
by memory alone; without a clear understanding
Ominous
threatening
Unwarranted
undeserved; uncalled for
Elusive
vague; can't quite be grasped
Vivid
extremly clear or bright
Burnished
polished
Relentlessly
endlessy; without hesittation or stopping
Sonorous
full, deep ,rich