jewish has definitions from the field of Judaism
[ adjective ] (Judaism) of or relating to Jews or their culture or religion




"He is Jewish" "a Jewish wedding"

Used in print

(Harold Rosenberg, "The Trial and Eichmann"...)

The gruesome humor of the Nazis was not forgotten - the gas_chamber with a sign on it with the name of a Jewish foundation and bearing a copper Star_of_David - nor the gratuitous sadism of SS officers .

Should not everyone have been awakened to_it as an outstanding fact of our time that the nations poisoned by anti-Semitism proved less fortunate in regard_to their own freedom than those whose citizens saved their Jewish compatriots from the transports ?

(Kenneth Allsop, The Bootleggers and Their Era...)

They were disturbed by his idiotic bravado - as , when his bodyguard , Yankee_Schwartz , complained that he had been snubbed by Dave_Miller , a prize-fight referee , chieftain of a Jewish gang and one of four brothers of tough reputation , who were Hirschey , a gambler politician in loose beer running league with Torrio and O_'_Banion , Frank , a policeman , and Max , the youngest .

(Booton Herndon, "From Custer to Korea, The 7th Cavalry"...)

Though there was an occasional good-natured chuckle about Marvin_Goulding , the Jewish officer from Chicago , singing tearfully about the ould sod , no_one really thought it was strange .

(David Boroff, "Jewish Teen-Age Culture"...)

Jewish identity was often confused with social and economic strivings .

Related terms

Jew Jew