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Rifka Vocab

Rucksack Backpack
Precaution being careful beforehand
Hastened hurried
Herring stinky fish
Shalom hello, goodbye, or peace in Yiddish
Hesitate to pause or wait
Vile disgusting
Fumigation to rid of germs using spray
Cossacks Russian soldiers
Fretted worried
Commotion noisy excitement
Frenzied crazed
Etched to carve in wood, glass, or metal
Tallis prayer shawl
Mitvah a Jewish ceremony where one becomes an adult
Convent a place in the Catholic church where nuns live
Cabaret a small theater providing some kind of food and entertainment
Czarina Russian word for "little princess"
Tempest a storm at sea
Pogrom angry mob
Plummeted to drop or fall
Simpleton someone whose intelligence is lower than their age
Created by: katiekiefer