B’nai Noach Torah Institute


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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. This glossary is in alphabetical order.

Jew: A descendant of Yisroel / Yaakov... A person who is born of a Jewish mother... a person who converts to Judaism... a person whose religion is Judaism.

Jewish: {Yoo ish} Yiddish for being a Jew