Jewish

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Adjective[change]

Positive
Jewish

Comparative
more Jewish

Superlative
most Jewish

  1. If you are Jewish then you are a Jew.
    1. If you are Jewish you believe or follow the religion called Judaism.
      He changed his religion and became Jewish.
    2. If you are Jewish you are part of the group of people called Jews. To some people, the Jews are a race (or like a race); you are Jewish if your mother was Jewish.
      She is not religious but still calls herself Jewish because of her family.
  2. If something is Jewish it has to do with Judaism or with Jewish culture. This can also used for things that have to do with Jews.
    Gefilte, a kind of fish, is a Jewish food.
    The Talmud is a Jewish religious book.
    Israel is a Jewish country.
    Sternberg is a typically Jewish name.