Glossary

Big Macher (Yiddish) – Big Shot
Chochum (Hebrew) – A wise person
Ganef (Yiddish) – Thief
Golem (Hebrew) – A mythical being, created from clay, used to protect the Jewish people.
Gelt (Yiddish) – Money
Meraglim (Hebrew) – Spies
Mishpacha (Hebrew) – Family
Morah (Hebrew) – Female teacher
Nudnik (Yiddish) – Pest
Rebbe (Hebrew) – Rabbi
Rebbetzin (Hebrew) – Rabbi’s wife
Sabah/Zadie (Hebrew/Yiddish) –Grandfather
Saftah/Bubby (Hebrew/Yiddish) –Grandmother
Schnorer (Yiddish) – Moocher
Shabbat (Hebrew) – Jewish day of rest (Lasts from sundown on Friday to sundown on Saturday).
Shochet (Hebrew) – Ritual slaughterer
Shuk (Hebrew) – Market