These are the Words: A Vocabulary of Jewish Spiritual Life

by Arthur Green. Jewish Lights Publishing, 2012.

In this book, Jews and non-Jews alike can learn more about the meaning, history, and origin of 149 core Hebrew words that are shared and understood throughout the Jewish world. From 'adonai' ("my Lord") to 'zekhut' ("merit"), these words constitute the basic vocabulary of Jedwish communal and religious identity.
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Jewish Collection disbanded 2/12; moved to Staff Library.