A Jewish vocabulary containing glossary terms of Hebrew, Yiddish and English dicitionary 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.
Latke: Potato pancake
Leviticus: Vayikro, the third book of the Torah
Lox: Smoked salmon
Lubavitch (lit., `town of love'; Rus.): townlet in White Russia which from 1813-1915 was the center of * Chabad * Chassidism, and whose name has remained a synonym for it
Loshon Hara: Speaking any form of evil about another Jew...EVEN IF IT''S TRUE