Glossary

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  • D’var

    Short for "dvar Torah," Hebrew for "word of Torah," a lesson or sermon based on the weekly reading of the Torah.
  • d’var Torah

    Hebrew for "word of Torah," a lesson or sermon based on the weekly reading of the Torah.
  • daven

    Yiddish for "prayer," it's often used as a verb in English. ("I'm going to daven Saturday morning.")
  • davening

    From the Yiddish word for "prayer," it's often used as a verb in English. ("I'm davening at services tonight.")
  • davenning

    From the Yiddish word for "prayer," it's often used as a verb in English. ("I'm davening at services tonight.")
  • Dayeinu

    Hebrew for "enough for us," it's the refrain and name of a liturgical song from the Passover seder.
  • Dayenu

    Hebrew for "enough for us," it's the refrain and name of a liturgical song from the Passover seder.
  • Dreidel

    Yiddish for "spin," a four-sided spinning top played with during the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah.
  • Dreydel

    Yiddish for "spin," a four-sided spinning top played with during the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah.
  • dreydl

    Yiddish for "spin," a four-sided spinning top played with during the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah.
  • dreydlekh

    The plural form of the Yiddish word "spin," four-sided spinning tops played with during the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah.
  • Dvar

    Short for "dvar Torah," Hebrew for "word of Torah," a lesson or sermon based on the weekly reading of the Torah.
  • Dvar Torah

    Hebrew for "word of Torah," a lesson or sermon based on the weekly reading of the Torah.