Glossary

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  • Eretz Yisrael

    Hebrew for "Land of Israel," a biblical name for Israel.
  • eruv

    Hebrew for "mixture," a ritual enclosure that traditionally observant Jewish communities construct in their neighborhoods as a way to permit the transference of objects from one domain type to another. For example, it allows Jews to carry food, push strollers, etc. from their homes through public areas on the Sabbath and holidays, acts that otherwise would not by allowed by traditional Jewish law.
  • esrog

    Hebrew word for a yellow citron, used ritually in the holiday of Sukkot.
  • esrogim

    Hebrew plural word for yellow citrons, used ritually in the holiday of Sukkot.
  • etrog

    Hebrew word for a yellow citron, used ritually in the holiday of Sukkot.
  • etrogim

    Hebrew plural word for yellow citrons, used ritually in the holiday of Sukkot.
  • Eucharist

    In Christianity, the sacrament of Holy Communion, when wine and a wafer, symbolic of the blood and body of Jesus Christ, are consumed.