Jewishness


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Jew·ish

 (jo͞o′ĭsh)
adj.
Of or relating to the Jews or their culture or religion.

Jew′ish·ly adv.
Jew′ish·ness n.
Translations

Jewishness

[ˈdʒuːɪʃnɪs] Ncarácter m judaico

Jewishness

[ˈdʒuːɪʃnəs] njudéité f
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The first one was rife with such potent anti-Jewish sentiment and discrimination that it frequently led to many American Jews feeling as though their Jewishness was a burden that could reduce their worth in the eyes of gentiles.
With their fourth CD, Possessed [see review on page 65], the band keeps practicing what Svigals: calls "in-your-face Jewishness a la Queer Nation.
The nonagenarian, who had denied his Jewishness for most of his life, then seduced Menachem Begin into nominating him for a Nobel Prize.
Historical context is crucial for understanding the function of Jewishness in The Sun Also Rises, although not only as a way, as most critics would have us believe, to excuse Hemingway's anti-Semitism as symptomatic of the rampant racism-cum-nativism permeating the modernist period.
They can range from ultra-Orthodox to atheist, yet no Jew would deny the full Jewishness of either.
One of his consistent themes was the Jewishness of Jesus and the early church, followed by his startling claim that the division of Christianity from Judaism "did not have to be.
We can say 'yes' to our Jewishness and think about why Judaism is important to us during the eight days of Hanukkah.
Tom Stoppard, Professor Nadel informs us, might welcome his childhood displacement and decision to identify with the cool English for providing him with the opportunity to write dispassionately about the human condition, yet he cannot escape his essential foreignness and Jewishness in spite of himself.
The implicit Jewishness of this world goes as much without saying as the ethnicity of the characters on Seinfeld.
The continued survival of the Jewish people signifies that, despite the weighty ills of the past and the tendency toward intermarriage in our own postmodern world, Jews, Judaism, and Jewishness will not disappear.
That is because the deep notion of "peoplehood" as an integral element of family and culture in Jewish life makes faith only one component of Jewishness.
Under Jewishness, we find Lord Grade being asked by a child what two and two make and replying: "Are you buying or selling?