Lit. “telling.” The Haggadah is a set of prayers, midrashic commentaries and psalms recited as part of the seder ritual on Passover eve.
Liturgical expression meaning “praise the Lord,” which appears exclusively in the Book of Psalms.
A movement within Judaism founded by Rabbi Israel Eliezer Baal Shem Tov in the second half of the 18th century in Poland.
Lit. "distinction." A blessing recited at the end of Shabbat and festivals to separate the sacred from the ordinary, the holiday from the regular week day.
1. In Temple and talmudic days, the hazzan was a general communal functionary.