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okay let's clear this up.
not all jews are tight with their money.
not all jews have enormous noses.
not all jews have frizzy hair.

jews do not necessarily practise judaism as a religion, but someone who is born jewish can never stop being jewish. even if one decides to diassociate themself with the faith or the people they are still considered to be a jew.
this is largely because as well as being a religious group, the jewish people are also an ethnic and cultural group.
in most denominations, judaism is inherited through the mother and many people are jewish without even realising as it can be inherited by an unbroken line of matrineal descent. a person would still be considered jewish if their mother was a jew but their father was not.

i'm 16 and i am jewish. but i don't have a big nose. it just looks a little odd haha!
my hair is dark dark brown and curly and my eyes are brown.
stereotypical jewish features, but not always true to all jews.

i'm not very religious at all, in fact i was raised agnostic and none of my family practise the religion at all. however i do try to observe kosher (but i'm vegetarian so it's very easy), and i have read the tanakh.
only the women and children on my mother's side of the family are jewish.

the only way a jew would be cease to be jewish any longer would be to claim that jesus is their saviour. anyone who worships jesus as the messiah is not a jew and will be discounted from the jewish people.
matrineal descent: my mother's mother's mother's mother's mother's mother was jewish. it is consistent line of females who pass the faith onto their children.
by Little Miss Pipedream March 29, 2008
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Jews com from one of the sons of Noah whose name is Sem.
People who come from Abraham,Isaac,and Jacob.(who come from Sem) They have the richest heritage.
No matter how many anti-semites there are in the world, as we see through the centuries of being persecuted , they will always be. In the long run they are the strongest nation ever in this world and will always be. With all the jealousy and hatred in the world that people may have, Jews should'nt give a shit about it, and I can understand why.
People say Jews are rich and cheap, being cheap makes them rich. They know when and how to spend.
by enodmelivado August 31, 2006
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(v) To Jew someone in the context of video games is to defeat them in a match, either by killing their character or defeating them in any other way.
(playing counter-strike) Dude, that guy was camping and jewed me good.
by tamsguy July 25, 2006
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Jews are people that have other things to do aside from hating religions, races, world and whatnot. Most of them work hard to earn money, support their family and whatnot, and all that without killing 6 million people.

They have shared characteristics because most of them follow similar laws with understanding and they don't just breed with everyone.

Most racist that hate Jews because of their 'race' exist because their grampas and fathers shagged goats and retarded women. That's an obvious fact which has scientific and history background.
Westerns: You’re a Jew aren’t you? I can tell from 10 miles.
Jews: Yeah, and who’re you?
Westerns: I’m white native American.
Jews: laughs
Westerns: plans how to murder the Jew and take all his possessions
by bole76 July 10, 2008
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people who were blamed, and treated like dirt.
i am part jewish. i have ancestors who were jewish, but later on, one of them switched to christianity though i stand proud and tall as a jew.
by admin jew June 09, 2007
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a an ethnic and cultural background as well as a term for one who practices the monotheistic religion of judaism.. thats it! i see alotta posters on this site with their head lodged so far up their ass about being jewish that they dont see the true picture that it is not a birthright to succeed just because you're jewish. you can come from a really crappy family with bad parenting figures and end up like any average joe. some may perhaps say that it is genetic in nature for their success, while others their cultural traditions of parenting and discipline. i myself have a genious iq and am not jewish, but have had jewish friends. there are many other individuals who do not achieve the success of what many of them have accomplished, and individual personality and experience inside their community is a factor in how a person will turn out. in this case the jewish community is very tightly knit and look out for one another. this has helped them to succeed and survive. but to call themselves gods chosen people is complete and utter bullshit and does nothing but make themselves look like elitist assholes that makes everyone else think that they believe that everyone should fucking bow down to them. conceit is an evil in itself, and it can spawn hatred and in this case anti-semitism. yes, it is a well known fact that the jews have been treated like utter shit for centuries, but look at what other people have had to go through and are still going through. no matter what race you are there is no denying that nobody in north america has been treated worse than the natives, and to ignore their plight is still being ignored to this day. those that are jewish should feel happy that they aren't living like that and they are actually treated equally in western society today. the whole world needs to do itself a favour (the jews included) and stop overgeneralizing eachother or looking down on eachother. only until then can there ever be peace. u can have all the fancy harvard law degrees in the world and never see the picture, until you have the wisdom of life experience all that intelligence and academic achievement will be merely superficial to your concept of what the reality of life is and what the greater good for people as a whole is.. thats at least my philosophy
jews are just like any other human being and shouldn't be treated as more or less than that.
by armake25 October 29, 2007
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We have more fun.
"Dude, I wouldn't be so bored if I was a jew!"

"Ya, I totally agree to the max..."
by Bored christian October 20, 2008
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