The consumption of food and drink, considered one of the great joys of life in the Bible, is subject to a number of restrictions in the Torah's legal passages. Read more
Glossary of Terms
Welcome to our Online Jewish Word Glossary. Inside you'll find words and phrases of both Hebrew and Yiddish origin, covering the range of the Jewish experience, from annual and lifetime events to ritual objects and Jewish cuisine. Glossary
Download a 5-year calendar of Jewish holidays prepared by the Jewish Community Relations Council.