Definitions

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  • noun The supposed ability of a person to be able to detect or intuitively sense whether another person is a Jew.

Etymologies

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Blend of Jew and radar.

Examples

  • You would, I guess, if you are some ignorant student, not have enough Jewdar to know that "Goldman" and "Sachs" are Jewish surnames.

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  • Dear Jewdar the Younger-we really do mean you nothing but the best.

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  • Don't get us wrong, Jewdar loves the Tribe, loves pop culture, and you damn well know we love combining the two.

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  • Dear Jewdar the Younger-we really do mean you nothing but the best.

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  • "Ixnay on the Uppingshtay" policy suggests, what Jewdar thinks is logical and what the Church thinks is logical are two very different things.

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  • So creator Ian Edelman, we're sorry we doubted you-you'e already earned your place in the Jewdar TV Hall of Fame simply by having two Jewish characters.

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  • But Jewdar, like Anne Frank, likes to think that deep down, people are really good at heart, so we decided to give the show, about a bunch of dreamy young hipster New York types of various genders and races trying to make it in the big city, it a chance.

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  • We're glad you're doing what you're doing, and we don't even begrudge you use of the Jewdar name.

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  • WASP, but she was born "Lake Bell Siegel," and since her dad's a Levi and so is Jewdar, that makes us pretty much cousins (and besides, "Lake Bell" sounds like it should be the site of a Jewish Catskills resort).

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  • Don't get us wrong, Jewdar loves the Tribe, loves pop culture, and you damn well know we love combining the two.

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