non-Jew


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non-Jew

n
1. (Judaism) Judaism a person who does not practise Judaism
2. (Peoples) anthropol a person who is not a member of the Semitic people who claim descent from the ancient Hebrew people of Israel, are spread throughout the world, and are linked by cultural or religious ties
3. (Ecclesiastical Terms) Christian Church a Christian, as contrasted with a Jew. See also Gentile
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Noun1.non-Jew - a Christian as contrasted with a Jew
Christian - a religious person who believes Jesus is the Christ and who is a member of a Christian denomination
shegetz - an offensive term for non-Jewish young man; "why does she like all those shkotzim?"
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The "Trade with the Enemy" ordinance (1939) sounds justifiable, but in reality is a legal facade to expose any non-Jew in Israel to charges of sedition.
Still, when the murdered was interrogated by the police, he told them that he heard his neighborhood synagogue's rabbis saying that the life of a non-Jew had no sanctity.
I am launching the "Invite a Non-Jew To Your Seder" campaign.
The image of the non-Jew in Judaism; the idea of Noahide law, 2d ed.
In the modern state of Israel, non-Jews are called "goyim", a word meaning non-Jew that also means "cattle.
Ultimately, the non-Jew we educate may take the knowledge her or she absorbs and share it with a Jew, serving as a Jewish teacher for a Jewish student we ourselves never see or meet.
There is a focus on Judaism, but Jewish Meditation Practices for Everyday life is meant to benefit readers of all faiths and backgrounds, be they Jew, non-Jew, or even non-religious.
If anything, the eight-day festival serves to remind Jew and non-Jew alike that religious identity is assured only when religion develops out of an environment based on love and celebration, intelligent debate and conviction.
See the discussion in Tony Kushner, "Jew and Non-Jew in the East End of London: Towards an Anthropology of 'Everyday' Relations," in Outsiders & Outcasts: Essays in Honour of William J.
At one time, Parkes was head of the London Jewish Historical Society, only the second non-Jew to hold this position.
After a brief stint on a kibbutz, she finds an apartment in Tel Aviv and gets a job as a hairdresser, working on the hair of British matrons and passing herself off as a non-Jew whose husband is a British policeman in a nearby town.
Subsequently (in Maimonides' Mishneh Torah), "Hasidei Umot Ha'olam" designates any non-Jew who observes the seven Noachide laws; it has otherwise been applied more generally to non-Jews "who stood by Jews in an hour of adversity.

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