jew vs jewish :

jew or jewish

“Jew” as an adjective (“Jew lawyer”) is an ethnic insult; the word is“Jewish.” But people who object to “Jew” as a noun are beingoversensitive. Most Jews are proud to be called Jews. The expression “toJew someone down"—an expression meaning “to bargain for a lowerprice”—reflects a grossly insulting stereotype and should be avoided inall contexts.

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

  • a  of or relating to Jews or their culture or religion
News & Articles

  • 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.
    June 14, 2013 - UPI
  • 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 ...
    June 14, 2013 - The Berkeley Daily Planet
  • 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 ...
    June 14, 2013 - PC World

  • Jewish Agency to end Ethiopian aliyah
    The Jewish Agency is preparing to end mass aliyah from Ethiopia with two final flights consisting of 400 immigrants on Aug. 28.
    June 27, 2013 - J Weekly
  • Jewish groups ride roller coaster in week of court rulings
    The Supreme Court’s two rulings on marriage equality this week sent many Jewish groups into a state of elation.
    June 27, 2013 - J Weekly
  • Jewish Groups Back Supremes on Gay Marriage
    Jewish groups continued to react to the Supreme Court decision on gay marriage, with most mainstream groups lining up to back the twin decisions pushing the legal envelop on same-sex nuptials. Click here for the rest of the article...
    June 26, 2013 - The Forward