JFK

Pronunciations

Definitions

  • n. 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
  • South Africa
  • Australia / New Zealand

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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