Unformatted text preview: panzer a World War II German tank. Passover a Jewish holiday in the spring, celebrating the Jews' exodus from slavery to freedom in ancient Egypt. perversities corruptions. phylacteries (fill lack tuh rees) like tefillin (listed previously), objects used during Jewish prayer. pilgrimage a journey to a sacred place. pilpul ( pill pull) the dry, stale manner of Jewish study in seventeenth-and eighteenth-century Europe that inspired the rise of Hasidism. prelim man a less skilled fighter who boxes in matches staged before the main fight. R. Anthony Eden (1897-1977) British statesman and prime minister (1955-57). Rashi a medieval commentator on the Torah and the Talmud....
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- Fall '11
- World War II, Jewish colloquial expression