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  • Mizrachi

    adj. Of or relating to the culture, customs, or ancestry of Jews of Middle Eastern Origin.

  • name game

    The attempt to identify whether someone is Jewish based upon whether their name 'sounds' Jewish.

  • ongepotchket

    "Excessively and unaesthetically decorated; overly baroque." (Rosten)

  • pizza bagel

    A person of (non-Jewish) Italian and Jewish descent.

  • schmaltz

    "Rendered chicken fat." (JPS)

  • shkotz

    berating term for a mischievous Jewish boy

  • shmais

    a Lubavitch news website: http://shmais.com/

  • shnook

    "An incompetent person who is deserving of pity but also likable" (JPS); "A customer easily persuaded, a sucker." (H.L. Mencken, American Language)

  • triple-h

    good-looking Jewish female ("hot Hebrew honey")

  • tsu gezunt

    a response after another person sneezes (analogous to "bless you")

  • yenta

    "A scandal spreader, a rumormongerer." (Rosten). Usually applied to women.

  • zei gezunt

    be healthy, be well; farewell!