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The belief that there should be a Jewish homeland in Zion (Israel).

Literally, “the time of the giving of our Torah.” This refers to the holiday of Shavuot.

Literally, “bone.” It is customary to place a shank bone on the seder plate as a reminder of the Passover sacrifice in Temple times.