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What is cantor / chazan?
Leader of reading, singing and chanting in the services of some synagogues. He often conducts synagogue services and assists the rabbi in his pastoral work.
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what is a Chevra Kaddisha?
This a group of volunteers, who care for the dead arrange for their burial and comfort the mourners.
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what is Kaddish?
A prayer recited by mourners.
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What is melachot?
They are the 39 types of work forbidden on the sabbath.
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What is the messiah?
God's 'anointed one'. He will be a descendant of david. He will usher in the new age of universal peace. He will restore scattered Israel to the Holy Land.
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What is the Minyan?
Quorum of ten men, over bar mitzvah age required for a service. Progressive synagogues may include women.
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What is a Mohel
He is a person who is trained to perform Brit Milah (circumcision)
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What is Orthodox Jews?
Traditional. The term distinguishes traditional Jews from progressive Jews.
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