Kabbalah and Chassidut
and other Hebrew terms
found on this web-site
- The Haftorah is the
reading from the Prophets concluding the recitation of the Sabbath
or festival Torah-portion.
- The Haggadah is the
text read from in retelling the story of the Exodus from Egypt on the
first (and in the Diaspora: second) night(s) of Pesach.
- Hakafot are the
processions around the bimah in the synagogue, conducted on Sukkot,
Shemini Atzeret, and Simchat
Torah while holding either the Torah-scroll or the four species.
("The way" or "walking"):
- Halachah is a general
rubric referring to the entire system of Jewish law and ritual practice;
also, a specific law within that system (pl. halachot).
- Haneirot Halalu ("These
- Haneirot Halalu is a
liturgy recited after the kindling of the Chanukah
- A Holy Name of G-d.
- For further explanation see: Eleven
Holy Names of G-d.
- Hei is the 5th letter
of the Hebrew alphabet.
- For further explanation see Alef-Beit
- Also see: The
Mystical Significance of the Hebrew Letters (including an image and
audio pronunciation of each letter).
- He'elem v'gilui (Concealment
- He'elem v'gilui are one
of two fundamental dialectics in Creation (see Etzem v'hitpashtut);
the underlying dynamic of Divine emanation in the world of Atzilut.
- Hefsek Taharah ("cessation
[of bleeding, indicating] purity")
- A Hefsek Taharah is an
examination through which a woman determines that her menstrual bleeding
- Hod ("Splendor,"
- Hod is the eighth of the
ten sefirot, and fifth of the
emotive attributes in Creation.
- For further explanation see: The