September 24, 2013 eNewsletter - Boston
Hebrew for "Joy of Torah," a fall holiday that celebrates the completion of the yearlong Torah cycle and the commencement of a new one.
Hebrew for "happy holiday."
A member of the Jewish clergy who leads a congregation in songful prayer. ("Hazzan" in Hebrew.)
Hebrew for "booth," a temporary hut constructed for use during the week-long Jewish holiday of Sukkot ("booths").
Hebrew for "my master," the term refers to a spiritual leader and teacher of Torah. Often, but not always, a rabbi is the leader of a synagogue congregation.