My Name is Asher Lev Glossary

My Name is Asher Lev Glossary


religious leader of the community


religious book, used for studying/schoolwork

Bar Mitzvah

a Jewish coming-of-age ceremony

Hassidic Jew

branch of Orthodox Judaism


The hairs on the side of the head, worn for religious reasons.

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