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Glossary of terms

  • Kosher - Proper or legitimate, fit
  • Rabbi - Teacher, master - used by Jewish people as a term of address
  • Judaism - Jewish people who collectively practise a religion based on the Bible and the Talmud
  • Talmud - Sacred books of the Jewish faith. They contain the traditional interpretations of the Jewish laws which are found in the Hebrew Bible.
  • Kiddush - The special blessing said over wine or grape juice, particularly on Shabbos or Jewish holidays
  • Shabbos - The Jewish day of rest, from sundown on Friday evening until sundown on Saturday evening.
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