by Judith T. Fox
Translator’s note: I’ve attempted to keep these definitions very brief. Fuller explanations of many of these themes are available elsewhere on this site and I encourage you to read them. If you still have questions, have other words you want defined, or just want more information, please contact the Director of Congregational Learning, at 860-233-2774,
Literally a measure of grain, usually refers to the counting of the days between Pesach and Shavuot.
Oneg Shabbat -
Coffee and cake following the service on Friday evening.