Glossary Terms The Devil’s Arithmetic. anti-Semitism- hostility towards Jews Final Solution- Nazi Plan for the extermination of Jews Holocaust- Systematic.

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Slide 1Glossary Terms The Devils Arithmetic Slide 2 anti-Semitism- hostility towards Jews Final Solution- Nazi Plan for the extermination of Jews Holocaust- Systematic extermination of the Jewish people in Europe during the years of Adolph Hitler and the Nazis in Germany (1933- 1945) Slide 3 Yiddish- Primary Language spoken by Jews goy (gentile)- any non-Jew Rabbi- Jewish spiritual leader Sabbath- For Jews, the period from sundown Friday, to sundown Saturday Slide 4 Passover- Jewish festival celebrating the deliverance of the Israelites from slavery in Egypt Seder- Jewish ceremonial dinner celebrated at Passover to remember the Exodus from Egypt Haggadah- book read at Seder containing a narrative of the Exodus and Passover rituals Slide 5 matzo- unleavened bread in the form of large crackers eaten at Passover afikoman- piece of matzo which has been hidden away at the beginning of the Seder It is customary for children to steal it during the meal, to be offered to the head of the household in exchange for a gift Slide 6 yarmulke- skull cap worn by Jewish men and boys when at prayer or study, and at meals malach ha-mavis- Angel of Death Slide 7 The Torah is made up of the first five books of the Hebrew Bible Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy. For Jews, the Torah is the most holy of all the Biblical writings. Kosher- ceremonially clean: fit to eat

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