What is another word for Jews?

Pronunciation: [d͡ʒˈuːz] (IPA)

The word "Jews" refers to the people who trace their cultural and religious heritage to the ancient Hebrews of the Middle East. However, it is important to note that the word "Jews" has certain connotations that may be controversial or offensive to some individuals. Therefore, it may be helpful to use synonyms or alternative phrases when referring to this group of people. Some common synonyms for Jews include Hebrews, Israelites, Jewish people, Jewish community, and Semitic people. It is important to respect cultural and religious diversity and sensitivity when communicating about any group of people, and using appropriate language is an essential part of this.

What are the hypernyms for Jews?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Jews

Is he going to convert the Jews?"
"They Call Me Carpenter"
Upton Sinclair
Mother, tell me, do we have to meet those horrid fat old Jews again?
"They Call Me Carpenter"
Upton Sinclair
"My good man, he doesn't need to go to the Jews," said Lionel, with grim irony.
"Prince Fortunatus"
William Black

Famous quotes with Jews

  • The Hebrews have done more to civilize men than any other nation. If I were an atheist, and believed blind eternal fate, I should still believe that fate had ordained the Jews to be the most essential instrument for civilizing the nations.
    John Adams
  • Anti-Semitism is the rumour about the Jews.
    Theodor Adorno
  • We plan to eliminate the state of Israel and establish a purely Palestinian state. We will make life unbearable for Jews by psychological warfare and population explosion. We Palestinians will take over everything, including all of Jerusalem.
    Yasser Arafat
  • The privilege of ruling would be in the hands of the skilled and the learned, with a wide scope left for profitable crooked deals carried on by the Jews, who would be attracted by the enormous extension of the international speculations of the national banks.
    Mikhail Bakunin
  • I'm from the Midwest, and I loved my family. I had a very good time as a child, but I was also - I have a theory about Jews growing up in the Midwest, that there is an ultimately sort of wonderful avoidance of a lot of things, and a great acceptance of whatever is happening.
    Bob Balaban

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