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  • noun mildly derogatory A Jew originating from Germany currently living in Israel.

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Examples

  • Despite a residue of yekke-type "non-Zionism", some of the most robust and splendidly outspoken defenders of Medinat Israel are members of non-Orthodox congregations.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • For Herzl was not the legendary giant of the popular imagination, nor the staid yekke

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  • He has a foundation and a record in the deepest, most boring yekke sense.

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  • His condition was that I begin to study seriously with the yekke, Mrs. Loker.

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  • His condition was that I begin to study seriously with the yekke, Mrs. Loker.

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