jew jew  /ˈdʒu/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a person belonging to the worldwide group claiming descent from Jacob (or converted to it) and connected by cultural or religious ties

Synonym(s)

News

  1. Around and About Theater: Wilde Irish 10th Annual Bloomsday Celebrations

    Wilde Irish Productions is celebrating its 10th anniversary of Berkeley Bloomsday celebrations, the date in 1904 when "Leopold Bloom, the most famous Jew in Ireland, and his cohorts go traipsing and tramping the streets and strands of Dublin," out of the pages of James Joyce's 'Ulysses,' featuring Ms. Marion McEvoy, direct from Dublin, in her show about Joyce's mother, 'A Portrait of the Artist ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Berkeley Daily Planet

  2. French court says Twitter must reveal source of racist tweets

    A French court of appeal has rejected a move by Twitter seeking to shield the identities of those responsible for posts last year contravening French laws on hate speech and carrying the hashtag #unbonjuif (a good Jew). The appeals court upheld a ruling in a case brought last November by the French Jewish Students Union (UEJF) and four other French antiracism organizations, seeking to compel ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: PC World

  3. World's oldest Jew dies at the age of 113

    NEW YORK, June 14 (UPI) -- Evelyn Kozak, the world's oldest Jewish person died this week at the age of 113, officials said.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: UPI

Quotes

  1. "I can still hear him over my shoulder," she writes, "heckling me, telling me to be careful with my knife, moaning with pleasure over a bite of something in only the way a Jew from Long Island can."
    on Jul 9, 2010 By: Gwyneth Paltrow Source: People Magazine

  2. But a firestorm was ignited after published reports indicated that Gibson, 50, told deputies that "the Jews are responsible for all the wars in the world" and asked a deputy, "Are you a Jew?"
    on Jul 29, 2006 By: Mel Gibson Source: USA Today

Word of the Day
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