Of or relating to the Jews or their culture or religion.
(comparative more Jewish, superlative most Jewish)
- (informal, dated) The Yiddish language.
Jew + -ish.
- Between them they rendered into Hebrew all the chief Jewish writings of the middle ages.
- The precepts of the law were valuable in the eyes of the Scribes because they were the seal of Jewish particularism, the barrier erected between the world at large and the exclusive community of Yahweh's grace.
- The first Christians were regarded, even by themselves, as a Jewish sect.
- He was a considerable force in the educational revival of Jewish education in France.
- In 1869 and 1871 he was president of the first and second Jewish Synods at Leipzig and Augsburg.