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"Gimpel the Fool" by Isaac Bashevis Singer, page 90
Quiz 2
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pious religious The pious rabbi said that I should pray about my troubles.
chalah a braided Jewish bread eaten on special holidays The chalah and the spice were available for the Sabbath meal.
rooked cheated out of money or opportunity He was rooked by the carnival man.
welkin heaven His cries rose to the welkin.
synagogue a Jewish house of worship His parents brought him to the synagogue to be circumcised.
circumcision a bris, or the surgical removal of the foreskin on a newborn male baby as a religious sign of commitment The circumcision was a ceremony of great joy and celebration.
colicky irritable crying The colicky baby made it impossible for the adults to get any sleep.
tripe the stomach lining of cattle or sheep which is used for food. Menudo is mostly made of tripe.
Torah the first 5 books of the old testament He loved the Torah and the promises therein.
dybbuks demons The old man believed that dybbuks were visiting him each night in bed.

Gimpel the Fool Vocabulary Quiz #1
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