A Jewish vocabulary containing glossary terms of Hebrew, Yiddish and English dictionary explanations of words, terms, phrases, and Jewish, Yiddish and Hebrew expressions.
An asterisk (*) indicates a cross reference within this Glossary. All non-English entries are Hebrew unless otherwise indicated.
Ehdel: Refined, sensitive, see Aydel
Ein Sof-Light: The [Infinite] Creative and Enlightening Emanation that Radiates from the Infinite One
Eisav: Esau, Yaakov's twin brother
Elizer: Chief servant and talmid of Avraham.
Elohim: G-d, Judge, judges, gods. When used in reference to G-d it is pronounced
El - Oh - Keem: Instead of El - Oh - Heem
Eretz Canaan: The land of Canaan
Eretz Yisrael: The land of Israel
Erev: (lit., evening) The eve of [a Sabbath or a festival]
Eruv: (lit., mixing) Term used for several symbolic actions which aid in accomplishing what would otherwise be forbidden actions on Shabbat and festivals.
Esther / Sefer Esther: Book of Esther, See Megilla Esther
Etzem: An entity which is one integral essence
Exodus: Shemot, the Second Book of the Torah