Which of the following is a Jewish expression used to congratulate someone, or wish them good luck?
- A. mahalo
- B. mazel tov
- C. salúd
- D. in bocca al lupo
74% of players knew the correct answer: B., mazel tov
While "mazel tov" can be literally translated to mean "good luck," or "good fortune," it's typically not used ahead of a celebratory event. Instead, it's a recognition that something good has already occurred, more like “congratulations,” combined with, “thank goodness.”
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