People can find lists of Jewish terminology at and includes a list that defines Hebrew, Yiddish and other Jewish terms. The website also offers the pronunciation for most terms... More » World View Religion Judaism

Fish is considered a meat if going by the dictionary definition of meat: the flesh of an animal. However, there are culinary and religious definitions that place fish in a different category. More » Food Food Facts Meat, Poultry & Seafood

The pronunciation of Biblical words depends on which book, which source, and the origin of the language. The most common words are in Ancient Hebrew and Aramaic in the Old Testament, and Greek in the New Testament. More » Education
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