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Synagogue

House of assembly; building for Jewish public prayer, study and assembly

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Shekinah

The place where God’s presence rests and can be felt

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Shabbat

Day of spiritual renewal and rest. Beginning at sunset on Friday and closing at nightfall on Saturday

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Kosher

Means “fit” or “proper”. Foods that are permitted to be eaten according to Leviticus

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Torah

The five Books of Moses which are regarded as the holiest books of the Tenakh

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Mitzvot

Often used to refer to the duties and good deeds given to follow by God

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Messiah

The anointed one who Jews believe will bring in a new era or age for humankind. This includes rebuilding the Temple and bringing an age of universal peace

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Covenant

A promise or agreement between two parties. Covenants were made between God with Noah, Abraham and Moses