Jewish Learning

Shabbat Guide

Shabbat Guide

JUF is pleased to provide this basic guide to celebrating Shabbat.

The Holocaust Project

Encyclopedia Britannica Holocaust Project

JUF partners with Encyclopedia Britannica to bring you their collection of Britannica's Holocaust Project resources.

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Glossary of Terms

The Glossary of Terms defines words and phrases of both Hebrew and Yiddish origin. These terms cover the range of the Jewish experience, from annual and lifetime events to ritual objects and Jewish cuisine. JUF would like to acknowledge the help and inspiration of the late Larry Fein, volunteer copyeditor of JUF News for six years on this compilation. It was always Larry's view that sharing a common language would bring us all closer as a community. May his memory be a blessing.

Explore the glossary:

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M | N | O | P | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z