Transliteration Key

Transliteration is when a Hebrew word is spelled with English letters. This is done so those who are not as familiar with Hebrew can follow along.


  • a as in farm
  • e as in fed
  • o as in hope
  • i as in hit or street
  • u as in flute
  • ei as in hay
  • ai as in eye


  • tz as in rabbits
  • h as in hello
  • h (with a dot under it) as in Bach
  • kh as in Bach

haggadah Section: Introduction