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Jew

1. a member of the Semitic people who are notionally descended from the ancient Israelites, are spread throughout the world, and are linked by loose cultural or religious ties
2. a person whose religion is Judaism
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American Jews' allegiance to Israel has undermined in diverse areas their readiness to give prophetic witness, a task that Jews assumed eagerly during the nineteenth century (in Europe), and during most of the twentieth century--after many Jews had emigrated to America.
On 19 January an anti-government protest at the Society to Aid Poor Jews' tailor shop triggered a cascade of political demonstrations.
Murray offers extensive evidence that shows that educational background or even IQ are not the primary factors that account for Jews' higher income.
In the Christian world of this story, it is fitting that the Jews' stubborn allegiance to the letter of the law should be returned by a mockery that results in the Jew's death.
18] Ultimately, this social ambiguity has produced a contradictory American Jewish self-consciousness, wherein Jews' identification and integration with the Christian majority directly conflicts with their equal desire to preserve their minority status in relation to a hegemonic Christian society.
Many of the Jews' guards were hardened criminals released from prison.
The inherent conservatism of Jews' business practices influences their religious life.
Eloquently written and illuminating for scholars, teachers, and lay readers, Mendes-Flohr provides an historical reassessment of German Jews' commitment to German intellectual culture in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
What is new is the Jews' romanticizing of the past, as if to say, ``Ah, those were the days
The steady, unsystematic accumulation of these laws became an irrational jumble, which lengthened the term of the Jews' exile and deterred the rest of humanity from joining them in God's service.
Tough Jews' '' insufficiencies are best pointed out by a passage from a 1990 book by Paul Breines, which Cohen seems unaware of: ``A critique of `Tough Jews' ought .
As the crisis boiled around Moskowitz's transplanting of Jews into an area of Jerusalem that Palestinians claim as part of their future capital, Israeli politicians began questioning the Miami Beach physician's ties to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the larger issue of diaspora Jews' role in politics in Jerusalem.