JFK

Definitions

  • Acronym: "Just for Kiddush." A joking or dismissive designation for a person who skips Saturday morning services but arrives at synagogue for the kiddush luncheon

Example Sentences

  • "A 'JFK' can’t be relied upon. Such a person lacks a basic sense of personal responsibility, commitment, self-respect." Rabbi Marc D. Angel, "The Institute for Jewish Ideas and Ideals"

Languages of Origin

English

Who Uses This

Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

None

Notes

Not to be confused with "JFK," the common nickname of President John F. Kennedy, which is much more commonly used.

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