A Jewish Person of Eastern Euro Backround. Potato Knishes, Potato Pancakes were invented by Ashkenazi Jews with eastern european backrounds.
The Beastie Boys are Ashkenazi Jewish people.
by Modern Jewry Education September 22, 2006
Jewish people who live in Europe and speak Yiddish. A small population today.

It roughly translates to "Jew from Germany", or the many names for the region comprising Germany today.
אויב איר קענען לייענען דעם, איר זאל זיין אַשקענאַזי

If you are Jewish born in Europe and live in Europe, you are ashkenazi
by random passerby #234235 April 28, 2014
Ashkenazim descend from Italian Jews who migrated to the Rheinland and THAN eventually to Eastern Europe due to oppression , persecution, discrimination against. Ashkenazim are genetically levantines on their male line (Y-DNa) and Mediterranean on their maternal line (mt-DNa) . Ashkenazim cluster and overlap with Sicilians , Tuscans, Calabrese, Sardinians, Apulians, Bergamo, Sardinians, Greeks (Thessaly , Cretans) , Cypriots, Maltese as the female originates from southern Italian, central Italian and Greek woman. Ashkenazim and sephardic cluster closest together as they are BOTH semitic and Mediterranean. Ashkenazim are 100% Mediterranean like sephardic. Ashkenazim are genetically distant from Russians or Germanics .Ashkenazim overlap and cluster both in the Eastern Mediterranean as well as the Western Mediterranean.
Famous Ashkenazim are Gina bellman, Gina gershon, oded fehr, peter falk, Paul Ben Victor, David proval who played richie aprile on the sopranos is in fact a Jew, the guy who played Bobby is half Italian and half Jewish, Sarah Silverman, Zach braff, Ben Stiller, Jeff Goldblum, David Schwimmer, Josh radnor, jermemy stoppelman, Ari arison, Josh Gad, Gal Gadot, Sasha Baron Cohen, Adam Sandler, Jon bernthal, Alan arkin, Richard Benjamin, Maggie siff, Ali McGraw, Ben Shapiro and even the guy who played Hector salamanca on breaking bad is a Jew in real life
by Viktor Zalesak August 3, 2020
Jews who settled in Western, Central and Eastern Europe. Ashkenazim descend from Jews being exiled from Judea to Italy , who became Roman Jews who migrated to the Germany from Italy and THAN eventually to Eastern Europe due to oppression , persecution, discrimination against. Ashkenazim are genetically levantines on their male line (Y-DNa) and Mediterranean on their maternal line (mt-DNa) Ashkenazim cluster and overlap with Sicilians , Tuscans, Calabrese, Sardinians, Apulians, Bergamo, Sardinians, Greeks (Thessaly , Cretans) , Cypriots, Maltese as the female originates from southern Italian, central Italian and Greek woman. Ashkenazim and sephardic cluster closest together as they are BOTH semitic and Mediterranean.

Famous Ashkenazim include Idan Raichel Oded Fehr, Aaron Swartz, Donna Feldman, Amir Arison, Nev Schulman, Yonatan Cohen, Sasha Baron Cohen, Gilbert Gottfried, Phoebe Snow, Adam Tsekhman, Josef Gerstmann, Maurycy Gottlieb, Mark Spitz, Jeremy stoppelman,Neal Shusterman, Yan and Raphael Feldman, Jeff Goldblum, Brad Garrett, Grant Heslov, Gina Bellman , Andrea Gabriel, Ali MacGraw, Bess Rous, Sarah Yarkin, Shel Silverstein, Richard Benjamin, Jack Kirby, Adam Sandler, Yair Lapid, Naomi Shemer, Daliah Lavi, Gila Almagor, Josh Bernstein, Josh Altman, Joshua Rush, Jennifer Rush, Susanna Hoffs, Jenna Wolfe , Ranaan Gissin, Israel Finkelstein,
Amir Arison, Andrea Gabriel, Nev Schulman, Aaron Swartz, Idan Raichel are all Ashkenazi Jewish like me .
by Vik Ashki Lion November 22, 2022
A super hot, fun person of Jewish lineage. A potential life partner, she's smart, hilarious, sexy, bitchy, and occasionally warm and sweet.
Like a unicorn, the Ashkenazi boo is elusive, but worth seeking and definitely worth keeping.
I'd been searching for my Ashkenazi boo since my bar mitzvah...and the suddenly she appeared.
by Brewton August 18, 2018
Ethnic Jews that originate mostly from Eastern Europe. They have the highest IQ of any of any other ethnic group.
Albert Einstein, Allen Greenspan, Milton Friedman, Stanley Kubrick, Ayn Rand, etc. Damn those Ashkenazi Jews are fuckin' smart.
by Gary2389 April 28, 2008