Glossary of Terms
Besiyata DeShamaya – An Aramaic term meaning “with the help of Heaven”.
The Five Books of Moses from the Bible.
Jewish Holiday that celebrates the Jewish military and spiritual victory over the Greeks. The eight days of the holiday commemorate the miracle of a pure flask of daily olive oil for the menorah that was found that kindled for eight days. Starts the 25th of Kislev.
Jewish Outlook / Thought
The Third Jewish Month from Rosh Hashana.
Self-improvement works particularly for developing one’s character traits.
Laws compiled from the Oral Torah.
The Book of Prophets and the Book of Writings from the Bible.
The Book of Prophets in the Bible.
The Jewish new year. Literally “Head of the year.” Falls the 1st of the month of Tishrei.
Compilation, explanation and derivation of the Torah’s laws. Includes stories and other wisdom.
The three books of the Bible – Torah, Neviim (Prophets) & Ketuvim (Writings).
1) The five books of Moses in the Bible; 2) Any works that are derived from the Torah.
A quick method to learn Hebrew