Tammy, a Mitzvah Mail reader, sent in some “new” Jewish words and their meanings. They made us laugh out loud, so we thought we’d pass along the giggle. Thanks for writing in, Tammy!
Jewbilation: (n.) Pride in finding out that one’s favorite celebrity is Jewish or that your offspring is marrying a Jewish person.
Torahfied: (n.) Inability to remember one’s lines when called to read frm the Torah at one’s Bar or Bat Mitzvah.
Hebort: (v.) To forget all the Hebrew one ever learned immediately after one’s Bar or Bat Mitzvah.