American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of or relating to the Jews or their culture or religion. See Usage Note at Jew.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Relating or belonging to or characteristic of the Jews or Hebrews; Hebrew; Israelitish.
- adj. Being a Jew, or relating to Jews, their religion or their culture.
- adj. Yiddish
- n. informal, dated The Yiddish language.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Of or pertaining to the Jews or Hebrews; characteristic of or resembling the Jews or their customs; Israelitish.
- adj. Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of Judaism.
- adj. of or relating to Jews or their culture or religion
- Jew + -ish. (Wiktionary)
“Iâ€™d add support for a Jewish cultural, religious, academic, and educational reneaissance: supported as central to the idea of what it means to be a people with a faith and a homeland, and enacted in a pluralistic way that encourages the development of new and varied forms of Jewish-&/Israeli civilization, without being ignorant of its histories.”
“Notwithstanding the fact that there are many editions of the _Sayings of the Jewish Fathers_, and that it has been translated innumerable times in all modern tongues, no apology need be given for the appearance of this little volume in the series of _Jewish Classics_.”
“Our nation would also be far stronger morally and spiritually if Jewish children received a thoroughly integrated ** Jewish** education in Jewish private schools.”
“I’d add support for a Jewish cultural, religious, academic, and educational reneaissance: supported as central to the idea of what it means to be a people with a faith and a homeland, and enacted in a pluralistic way that encourages the development of new and varied forms of Jewish-&/Israeli civilization, without being ignorant of its histories.”
“Then Nahum denounced the city and was slain by the populace, who proclaimed him and Jonah to be false prophets, since the doom the latter foretold does not come to pass, See Schwarz, _Das Heilige Land_, 1852, p. 259, identifying Kefar Tanchum near Tiberias with Nahum's burialplace] [Footnote 121: As to Jewish seats of learning in Babylon refer to Dr. Krauss's Article "Babylonia" in the _Jewish”
“The term Jewish is modern, the Greek word in the New Testament meant "Judean, person of Judea".”
“Like "classical music" and "African-American music," the term "Jewish music" encompasses an incredibly wide variety of sounds: As Tony Bennett often says, "What we call 'the Great American Songbook' really means Jewish songwriters.”
“If you wonder about my use of quotation marks around the term Jewish terror, I assure you that I do, too.”
“I would hear it and get upset whenever a university professor or a person from my own family would use the term Jewish referring to Israelis.”
“Her doctoral thesis was published under the title Jewish Merchants in Colonial America.”
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