n. A person of Hispanic (non-Jewish) and Jewish origins.
"Jose's mom is Jewish, so he's a jalapeno bagel."
"He is not merely like the jalapeno bagel that is a simple combination of two cultures, but he chooses to spread cream cheese and jam - his own favorite - inside the bagel that he takes to school on International Day, demonstrating his true devotion to both cultures" (source).
Languages of Origin
Spanish Jalapeño, and English Bagel (which is from the Yiddish word בייגן beygn, to bend).
- Younger: Jews in their 30s or younger
- Ethnic: Jews whose Jewish identity is primarily ethnic
- North America
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