Jewish Jew"ish, a. 1. Of or pertaining to the Jews or Hebrews; characteristic of or resembling the Jews or their customs; Israelitish. -- {Jew"ish*ly}, adv. -- {Jew"ish*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

2. Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of Judaism. [PJC]

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