anti-Semitic

anti-Semitism

anti-Semitism n. English Prejudice or discrimination against Jews and the Jewish people. This term dates from the 19th century, although anti-Semitism can be traced back to ancient times. adj. anti-Semitic. noun adj. adjective Eisenberg, J., Scolnic, E., & Jewish Publication Society. (2001). The JPS dictionary of Jewish words. Over 1000 entries for Jewish holidays and …

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ahavat Yisra’el

ahavat Yisra’el n. Hebrew (ah-hah-VAHT yis-rah-ALE) Literally, “love of the Jewish people.” The phrase is most often used to describe relationships between Jews. “That play had anti-Semitic overtones; the characters were such stereotypes. For a Jewish writer, he certainly has no ahavat Yisra’el.” noun Eisenberg, J., Scolnic, E., & Jewish Publication Society. (2001). The JPS …

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