Unformatted text preview: Sanhedrin (San head rin) a book in the Talmud. schnapps a liquor with high alcoholic content. Scythe an instrument with a long blade and long handle used for cutting grass. Secular not specifically religious. Semitic Jewish. Shabbat another word for the Sabbath, the seventh day of the week reserved for rest and worship; for Jews, the Sabbath is on Saturday. Shamashim (plural of shamash) assistants at a Jewish religious service who perform a variety of functions. shiur (shee ur ) a Jewish classroom lesson. shlepper a Yiddish word for a person who moves slowly or awkwardly. shofar ( show far) an ancient ritual horn of Israel, used to announce important public events. side-curls another term for earlocks, defined above....
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