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Glossary beginning with D

D'var Torah

A sermon or talk explicating a Jewish text. Plural: Divrei Torah

Synonyms: Devar Torah, Dvar Torah
Daven

Lit. Pray (Yiddish)

Particularly, praying in a traditional manner, mouthing the words of the prayer softly while swaying.

Synonyms: davenning, davening, davenn
Dina

Dina is Jacob's only daughter and the sister of the twelve tribes.

Synonyms: Dinah
Dreidl

A four-sided top bearing the letters "nun," "gimel," "hay," and "shin" for "nes gadol haya sham" - a great miracle happened there. In Israel, dreidels have a "peh" for "po" (here) -- a great miracle happened here. Played with on Chanukah in a gambling game, traditionally using chocolate gelt as the wager.

Synonyms: Dreidel

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Ritualwell Simkhah Cards
Greeting cards for any celebration featuring vibrant hamsa design

Malachim Jewish Angel Cards
Each of these beautiful artistic cards features a blessing

Evil Eye Ward Amulet
Kabbalistic good luck charm

Jewish Kids Blessing Art
Handmade watercolor painting with children’s blessing

The Four Angels Fine Art Print
Invoke the protective power of angels with this stunning print