Glossary Select a family : All familiesALL - A31 B85 C35 D13 E7 G11 H76 K40 L21 M85 N10 O3 P32 R6 S75 T36 U2 Y19 Z6 z”l Abbreviation for the Hebrew "zichrono libracha" or "zichrona livracha" meaning "may his/her memory be a blessing." It is common, when mentioning in writing the name of someone who has died, to add z"l after the person's name. The full phrase is said when speaking. Zaida Yiddish for "grandfather." zayde Yiddish for "grandfather." Zion Hebrew term, synonymous with Jerusalem. zionism A form of nationalism of Jews and Jewish culture that supports a Jewish nation state in territory defined as the Land of Israel. zionist A supporter of the ideal that Israel be defined as a Jewish nation state.