Call to the synagogal reading.
The term also indicates the return of the Jews to Israel.
Holy Ark placed on the east wall of the synagogue. In it are kept the scrolls of the Torah, covered with their ornaments.
Jews from central Europe.
Crown for the Sèfer Torah.
Ceremony that marks the coming of age of a boy.
The female equivalent ceremony is batmitzwà.
Synagogue. Place of meeting, study and prayer.
Podium or tribune for the reading of the Sefèr Torah.
Festival of Lights.
Storytelling. It is read during the Easter sèder.
Hand. It serves for reading the Sèfer Torah without touching it.
Word indicating the permitted foods and their preparation according to the ritual norms.
Crown for the Sèfer Torah. Synonym of atarà.
Blessing over the wine.
Headdress for male Jews.
Day of Atonement and fasting.
Typical music of the Jews of central Europe.
Unleavened bread without salt.
Meghillàt Estèr: scroll containing the biblical book of Esther.
Mantle with which theTorah is wrapped.
Lamp with seven branches.
Box containing some biblical texts. It is applied to the right door jamb.
Group of ten adult males needed for public prayers.
These are the 613 precepts that Jews are required to observe.
A weekly reading of the Torah.
Ornamental tent placed in front of the aròn.
Feast in memory of the salvation of the Jews of Persia by Queen Esther.
New Year's Day.
New Year of the Trees.
Ritual of Easter dinner.
Jews from the Iberian Peninsula.
Book. Sèfer Torah (plural Sifré Torah ): Scroll of the Law.
Feast that concludes Sukkòt.
Feast of Tabernacles.
Collection of rabbinical discussions and interpretations including the Mishnà and Gemarà.
Ornamental plate for the Sèfer Torah.
Pentateuch or five books of Moses, the first five books of the Bible.
Popular language spoken by Ashkenazi Jews.