Jewish Word

From Yiddish to Hebrew to English, Moment’s Jewish Word sheds light on the origins, evolution and impact of words and phrases that have entered today’s discourse and popular culture.

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  • Jewish Word | Emet

    Suppose you’ve made a golem, a man-shaped figure of clay, and you want to bring it to life....

  • Jewish Word | Bark Mitzvah

    The first known bark mitzvah took place in 1958 in Beverly Hills, California. ...

  • Jewish Word | The Wandering Jew

    Every autumn, Jews all over the world read the Torah portion Lech Lecha, in which God instructs the future patriarch Abraham to abandon his native land for a promised one...

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