Definition: Tanakh, Mishnah or Oral Torah, Gemera, Halakhah, Sukkot, Sukkah

Not knowing much about Judaism, it’s not surprising I learned so many words on just an introductory article about it.



The Hebrew Bible that contains 3 sections: the Torah or Five Books of Moses, the Prophets, and the Writings


Mishnah or Oral Torah

A minimalistic set of debates attributed to the great religious scholars, or Rabbis, transcribed and published in the second century C.E.



Series of writings that expounded on the Mishnah, and combined with it to create the Talmud



Jewish law



A holiday that commemorates the 40 year period when Israelites were wandering in the desert, living in temporary shelters, and also a harvest festival



A temporary dwelling built on the holiday of Sukkot