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Bar/Bat Mitzvah Terms

Rabbi Michelle "Mina" Goldsmith

List of words in Hebrew and Yiddish related to a Bar/Bat Mitzvah. Please connect the word with the proper definition.

1simchah _____The fringes on the four corners of the tallit.
2chumash _____A joyous event.
3yad _____Celebratory meal after a wedding, brit milah, Bar Mitzvah, etc.
4tzitzit _____A selection from one of the books of the Prophets.
5gabbaim _____teacher
6maftir _____The honor of being called up to say the blessing before the Torah reading.
7bimah _____The "additional" prayer in traditional liturgy recalling the ancient sacrificial service.
8mi sh'berach l'holim _____Prayer on behalf of the Bar/Bat Mitzvah child.
9mi sh'berach l'Bar/Bat Mitzvah _____The people who call others to the Torah and correct the Torah reader.
10petichah _____Raised podium where the "action" takes place in the sanctuary.
11gelilah _____Prayer on behalf of a sick individual.
12hagbah _____Written volume containing Five Books of Moses and the haftaroth.
13aliyah _____The wrapping of the Torah after it is read.
14musaf _____Pointer used to read the Torah.
15haftarah _____The ritual objects containing quotations from the Torah that are worn on the arm and head.
16tefillin _____Prayer shawl adult Jews wear during prayer.
17tallit _____Opening the ark.
18shul _____The last person called up to the Torah is called the....
19morah or moreh _____The lifting of the Torah after it is read.
20se'udat mitzvah _____Yiddish word for joy and pride in someone/something.
21naches _____Yiddish word for synagogue.

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