abba - abba(ahbah)Hebrewwordforfather;atermofendearment.

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abba  ( ah  bah) Hebrew word for father; a term of endearment. Agitated  emotionally and physically disturbed. ailanthus tree  a tree with bitter-scented flowers, usually found in the tropics. allusions  indirect references. Amulets  objects or charms superstitiously worn to ward off evil. apikorsim  (ah pik or sim) a word of disfavor used by the ultra-Orthodox to refer to the Modern  Orthodox. Ascribe  credit with. assimilationist  a person who believes in the inclusion of different racial and ethnic groups into  mainstream culture. avenues of prayer  This philosophy of Hasidism was expounded by its leader and founder, Israel  Ba'al Shem Tov (Master of the Good Name). In the novel, Hasidic philosophy is represented by  Danny Saunders and his father, Rabbi (Reb) Saunders. Avodah Zarah 
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