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Afikoman
Ahfihkohmahn
Afikoman
lit, " dessert, " from the Aramaic fiku man, " bring out the food " the portion of matzah eaten at the close of the Seder meal in commemoration of the Passover offering
Amidah
Ahmihdahh
Amidah
( lit. " standing" ) the Shemoneh Esreh prayer, recited while standing.
Beirach
Behihrahch
Beirach
(lit. " bless" ) the thirteenth activity of the Seder--recitation of Grace After Meals.
Bedikat Chametz
Behdihkaht Chahmehtz
Bedikat Chametz
the search for leaven conducted on the night before Passover eve.
Beitzah
Behihtzahh
Beitzah
egg
Bet HaMikdash
Beht HahMihkdahsh
Bet HaMikdash
Holy Temple in Jerusalem
Beya
Behyah
Beya
Aramaic for egg, alsomeans, "to entreat"
Birkat Hamazon
Bihrkaht Hahmahzohn
Birkat Hamazon
grace after meals.
Chagigah
Chahgihgahh
Chagigah
the festival offering
Chametz
Chahmehtz
Chametz
Leavened foods, prohibited on Passover.
Charoset
Chahrohseht
Charoset
a paste made of apples, pears, nuts, and wine, in which the maror is dipped
Chazeret
Chahzehreht
Chazeret
vegetable used for maror(spicey herbs)
Chol HaMoed
Chohl HahMohehd
Chol HaMoed
(lit. "mundane [days] of the festival"), the intermediate days of the Festivals of Passover and Succot.
Dayenu
Dahyehnuh
Dayenu
"It is enogh for us"--the refrain in a song in the Haggadah.
Erev
Eve (Night)
Erev
(lit. "eve of") day preceding Shabbat or Festivala.
Haftarah
Hahftahrahh
Haftarah
a passage from the Prophetic writngs, read following the Torah reading in the synagogue.
Haggadah
Hahggahdahh
Haggadah
( lit. "narration") the text that is recited at the Seder.
Halachah
(lit. "the pathway") the entire body of Jewish law; a specific law.
Halachah
Hahlahchahh
Hallel
Hahllehl
Hallel
(lit. "praise") the 14th activity of the Seder--reciting the Hallel, Psalms of praise and thanksgiving to G-d.
Hashem
Hahshehm
Hashem
(lit. "The Name") G-d.
Havdalah
Hahvdahlahh
Havdalah
(lit. separation), the blessings recited at the conclusion of Shabbat and Festivals, separating the holy day from the other days of the week.
Kadesh
Kahdehsh
Kadesh
(lit. "sanctify") the first activity of the Seder--to recite the Kiddush.
Karpas
Kahrpahs
Karpas
(lit. "greens") the vegetable, dipped in saltwater, eaten at the beginning of the Seder.
Ke'ara
Keh'ahrah
Ke'ara
(lit. "plate") the tray, plate or cloth on which are placed the three matzot and six foods for use during the Seder.
Ketz
Kehtz
Ketz
(lit. "the end") the deadline for the end of the Exile.
Kezayit
Kehzahyiht
kezayit
(lit. "like an olive") a Halachic measurement, approx. 1oz..
Kiddush
Kihdduhsh
Kiddush
(lit. "sanctification") the sanctification of Shabbat and Festivals with a blessing recited over a cup of wine.
Klipah
Klihpahh
Klipah
(li. "husk") the Kabbalistic term for evil, which is extraneous to, and concealing of, the kernel of good within
Korech
Kohrehch
Korech
(lit. "wrap" and "make a sandwich") the tenth activity of the Seder--to eat matzah and maroir combined in a sandwich.
Leviyim
Lehvihyihm
Leviyim
Levites, members of the tribe of Levi, who served in the Holy Temple.
Magid
Mahgihd
Magid
(lit. "telling") the fifth activity of the Seder--the telling of the story of Exodus.
Mah Nishtanah
Mahh Nihshtahnahh
Mah Nishtanah
( lit. "What Is Different?"); the "Four Questions" asked by the children at the Seder.
Malchut
Mahlchuht
Malchut
"Kingship", the last of the ten sefirot ( Divine Attributes)
Ma'ariv
Mah'ahrihv
Ma'ariv
the evening prayer services.
Maror
Mahrohr
Maror
spicey herbs.
Mashiach
Mahshihahch
Mashiach
(lit. "the annointed"), the Messiah
Matzah
Mahtzahh
Matzah
(pl. matzot): unleavened bread.
Mayim acharonim
Mahyihm ahchahrohnihm
Mayim acharonim
(lit. "last water"); the practice, mandated by Torah law, to wash the tips of one's fingers at the conclusion of a meal.
Midrash
Mihdrahsh
Midrash
the non-literal interpretation and homiletic teachings of the Sages, on Scripture.
Minchah
Mihnchahh
Mihnchah
afternoon prayer service.
Mishnah
Mihshnahh
Mishnah
the codification of the Oral Law that forms the crux of the Talmud; a specific paragraph of that work.
Mitzrayim
Mihtzrahyihm
Mitzrayim
Egypt
Mitzvah
Mihtzvahh
Mitzvah
(pl. Mitzvot): "commandment"; the precepts of the Torah; also used to mean "good deed".
Motzi
Mohtzih
Motzi
(lit. "take out" or "bring forth"). the blessing, thanking G-d "Who brings forth bread from the earth, "recited before eating bread or matzah.
Musaf
Muhsahf
Musaf
(lit. "additional"), additional prayer service held following the morning service on Shabbat and Festivals, commemorating the additional offerings brought in the Temple on these days.
Nirtzah
Nihrtzahh
Nirtzah
"accepted"
Nissan
Nihssahn
Nissan
the Hebrew month in which Passover falls; mandated by the Torah to occur in the (beginning of) spring.
Omer
Ohmehr
Omer
biblical measure (approx. 43oz.); the barley offering from the spring harvest which was brought on the second day of Passover.
Perech
Pehrehch
Parech
Pahrehch
Parech
breaking labor
Perech
breaking labor
Passover
Pahssohvehr
Passover
Passover
Rachtzah
Rahchtzahh
Rachtzah
(lit. "washing") the sixth activity of the Seder--washing before eating the matzah.
Seder
Sehdehr
Seder
(lit. "order") the gathering and meal which takes place on the first two nights of Passover and follows specific order.
Sefer Torah
Sehfehr Tohrahh
Sefer Torah
Torah Scroll
Sefirat Haomer
Sehfihraht Hahohmehr
Sefirat Haomer
(lit. "the counting of the omer"), the period between the Festivals of Passover and Shavuot(the Torah commands to count 49 days period from the day on which the omer offering was brought in the Holy Temple--the second day of Passover h--and to observe the Festival of Shavuot on the 50th day).
Shabbat
Shahbbaht
Shabbat
(lit: "rest", "cessation[of work]") the Sabbath; the divinely-ordained day of rest on the seventh day of the week.
Shabbat Hagadol
Shahbbaht Hahgahdohl
Shabbat Hagadol
(lit. "The Great Shabbat") the Shabbat before Passover.
Shacharit
Shahchahriht
Shacharit
(lit. "the dawning") the morning prayer service.
Shehecheyanu
Shehhehchehyahnuh
Shehecheyanu
(lit. "Who has made us live") the blessing recited over eating new fruit, wearing new clothing, or performoing a mitzvah for the first time that season.
Shechinah
Shehchihnahh
Shechinah
(lit. "indwelling", "immanence") the Divine Presence; that aspect of the Divine which resides within, or is in anyway connected with, the created reality.
Shemoneh Esreh
Shehmohnehh Ehsrehh
Shemoneh Esreh
(lit. "eighteen") the eighteen blessings which comprise the Amidah--the solemn, silently recited prayer that is the climax of the three daily services.
Shmurah matzah
Shmuhrahh mahtzahh
Shmurah matzah
(lit. "watched" or "guarded" matzah). Matzah which has been made from grain which was guarded from the time of either reaping or grinding to ensure that it never came into contact with water or other liquids, to prevent it from rising.
Torah
Tohrahh
Torah
(lit. "law", "instruction")--the Divine wisdom and will communicated to Moses and handed down through the generations; includes both the "Written Torah" (the Tanach or "Bible") and the "Oral Torah" ( the interpretation and exposition of the Written Torah, as recorded in the Talmud, the Torah commentaries, the Halachic works, the Kabbalah, etc.)
Tzafun
Tzahfuhn
Tzafun
(lit. "hidden") the twelfth activity of the seder--to eat the afikoman which has been hidden away since the beginning of the seder.
Tzedakah
Tzehdahkahh
Tzedakah
(lit. justice, righteousness) charity.
Urchatz
Uhrchahtz
Urchatz
(lit. "and wash") the second activity of the seder--washing one's hands before eating the karpas.
Yachatz
Yahchahtz
Yachatz
(lit. "divide") the fourth activity of the seder--breaking the middle matzah in two.
Tom Tov
(lit. "a good day"), a festival on the Jewish calendar.
Zeroah
Zehrohah
Zeroah
(lit. "shank bone")--the first item on the seder plate, commemorating the Passover offering; can be any bone with a bit of meat--commonly used is a chicken neck.