1 - 10 of 10

  • Ashkenazic

    adj. Adjectival form for 'Ashkenazim', "The name given to the group of Jews who were originally from Germany and France, and their descendants" (JPS).

  • Borscht Belt

    n. Region in the Catskill Mountains with many summer resorts frequented by Jews, especially in the mid twentieth century.

  • boychick

    n. "A young boy...equivalent of the American expression 'buddy'" (JPS)

  • Diaspora

    n. "The term for Jewish communities and their residents who live outside of the State of Israel" (JPS).

  • Hasidic

    adj. Of or relating to Hasidic Judaism or Hasidic Jews.

  • kike

    n. A derogatory slur for a Jewish person.

  • no-goodnik

    bad person, scoundrel (sometimes humorous or affectionate)

  • noodge

    v. Bore, pester, nag.

  • schmo

    a fool; a jerk

  • Sephardic

    adj. Of or relating to the culture, customs, or ancestry of Jews whose ancestors came from the Iberian Peninsula before the Jewish expulsion.