Jewish



of, relating to, or characteristic of the Jews or Judaism:
Jewish customs.
Informal. .
Informal. .
Contemporary Examples

But then again, Haredi children are the key to “Jewish continuity”… so yea, Commentary will be coming to the bris.
Welfare Reform? Not For The Orthodox Raphael Magarik June 12, 2012

He also hid a Jewish family in his cellar and saved their lives.
This Week’s Hot Reads: June 18, 2012 Jimmy So June 17, 2012

There are plenty of examples of Christians editing Jewish apocryphal traditions for their own communities.
Jesus Christ, Baby Daddy? Candida Moss November 11, 2014

JVP has been marginalized for years even by Jewish leftist organizations such as J-Street.
Bad Faith on Two States Shaul Magid June 3, 2012

It should be noted that Geller is an equal-opportunity bigot, having spread her venom to her Jewish enemies as well.
The Charlatans Have Taken Over 9/11 Reza Aslan September 8, 2010

Historical Examples

This is the development of Jewish poetry during its great period.
Jewish Literature and Other Essays Gustav Karpeles

This occurs most frequently in the case of Jewish names of German origin.
The Romance of Names Ernest Weekley

The Jewish error is one that is often committed, their mistake often repeated.
The Expositor’s Bible: The Acts of the Apostles, Vol. 1 G. T. Stokes

He denies that there is a Jewish people and that he is a member of it.
Zionism and Anti-Semitism Max Simon Nordau

But our politicians make no greater mistake than to believe that there is such a thing as a Jewish group vote.
Under Four Administrations Oscar S. Straus

adjective
of, relating to, or characteristic of Jews
noun
a less common word for Yiddish
adj.

1540s, from Jew + -ish. Old English had Iudeisc; early Middle English used Judewish, Judeish (late 12c.). Figurative use in reference to extortionate money-lending attested by c.1600.

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  • Judaism

    the monotheistic religion of the Jews, having its ethical, ceremonial, and legal foundation in the precepts of the Old Testament and in the teachings and commentaries of the rabbis as found chiefly in the Talmud. Compare , , . belief in and conformity to this religion, its practices, and ceremonies. this religion considered as forming […]



  • Judaist

    an adherent or supporter of . (in the early Christian church) a convert from who followed or advocated Jewish rites or practices.

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