Likkutei Sichos Dictionary
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Kabbalah: lit. 'received tradition' The body of classical Jewish mystical teachings, the central text of which is the Zohar.
Kabbalas Ol: lit. 'acceptance of the yoke': Self-subordination to the Will of G-d.
Kabbalat Shabbat ("welcoming the Sabbath"): The series of prayers recited as a prelude to the Friday night prayer service, to mark the onset of the Sabbath.
Kabbalist: Expert in Torah mysticism.
Kaddish: A prayer sanctifying G-d's Name which is used to signal passage from one stage to another of the prayer service, and is also said for the deceased.
Kaf: The 11th letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
Kah (Yud Hei): A Holy Name of G-d.
Ka Mashma Lan: lit "it comes to teach us". The implication or lesson derived from a problematic statement, question or verse. Sometimes an expression of astonishment such as: The concept is simple - "what is this teaching us"?
Kal vachomer: One of the thirteen interpretational methods in which a conclusion is drawn from a minor premise or more lenient condition to a major or more strict one. Reasoning by A fortiori.
Kashrus: 1. `the state of being kosher, i.e., ritually valid or fit for use Kashruth 2.The laws of keeping Kosher 3. Something fit, proper, moral or correct.
Kav ("line"): The ray of light beamed into the vacated space created in consequence of the tzimtzum.
Kavanah pl. kavanot: 1. Concentration or meditation of prayer. 2. The intent or inner meaning of a subject.
Kedeboi leMehavei: As it should be; Proper
Kehunah (The "Priesthood"): (See Kohen).
Kel: A Holy Name of G-d.
Keli pl. Keiim: Receptacles. 1. Receptacles for the spiritual flow G-dliness 2. physical vessels 3. Preparing oneself to receive an effluence, or to become fitting for something
Kelipah pl. Kelippos: lit. 'rind' or 'shell';Used figuratively to signify an outer covering which conceals the light within; hence, the unholy side of the universe.
Keter ("Crown"): The first of the ten sefirot.
Ketubah ("written"): The Jewish marriage contract.
Ketz: lit. 'end' The time when the exile to an end. Proposed calculated times for the end of exile
Kiddush: "Sanctification" Kiddush is the ritual performed on the Sabbath and festival days, consisting of a liturgical text recited over a full cup of wine which is then drunk.
Kiflayim l’toshiya: indicating a double measure
Kingdom (Malchut): The last of the ten sefirot, and seventh of the emotive attributes in Creation.
Kipah: A skullcap worn by Jewish males.
Kislev: The ninth of the twelve months of the Jewish calendar.
Kittel ("small coat"): A white linen robe worn on Yom Kippur.
Kitzur Shulchan Aruch: The Code of Jewish Law as abbreviated by R. Shlomo Ganzfried.
Klal: 1. A principle 2. A category 3. BiKlal - in general
Klal Yisroel: The Jewish people
Knowledge (Da'at): The third and last conscious power of intellect in Creation.
Kochos makifim: The transcendent faculties of the soul.
Kochos pnimiyim: The internalized, conscious faculties of the soul.
Kohen Gadol: High priest.
Kohen pl. kohanim: "priest" A descendant of Aaron the High Priest brother of Moses whose role is to officiate at the various rites performed in the Temple.
Kol Nidrei: First prayer of Yom KIppur
Kosher: "fit" or "proper" Used of anything in the sense of "proper" or "good." - in reference to food, used to mean complying with the requirements of Jewish dietary laws
Kuf: The 19th letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
Kushia; popularly pronounced Kashe: (Aramaic):A query posed in the course of clarifying a seeming inconsistency, logical or textual, encountered in one's Torah study.