the Jewish people collectively.
a district inhabited mainly by Jews; ghetto.
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How to use Jewry in a sentence
Where are the Jewish leaders, who led an ecumenical campaign to free Soviet Jewry that inspired people all over the world?
The history of the relationship between the Vatican and world Jewry is a different story.
Yet it would seem that American Jewry feels much more confident and safe than is the case in most European states.
Such an open attitude is not only important for non-Orthodox Jewry, but ultimately for Orthodoxy as well.
There are clear religious and ideological differences both within U.S. Jewry and within Israel; how can these gaps be bridged?Pew Survey Raises More Questions About American Jewry | Brent E. Sasley | October 3, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
But the name of the Old Jewry reminds us of the ghetto which was an important part of old London.Stories That Words Tell Us | Elizabeth O'Neill
Let us turn, then, to events taking place at this moment in the world of Jewry and see whether these may provide some clue.
But these isolated individuals carry little weight compared to the massed forces of subversive Jewry.
Further, this position of privilege represents to a section of Jewry merely a stage on the road to world-domination.
Let us examine more intimately the character and content of the two elements in the intellectual horizon of medival Jewry.A History of Mediaeval Jewish Philosophy | Isaac Husik
British Dictionary definitions for Jewry
the Jewish religion or culture
archaic (sometimes found in street names in England) a quarter of a town inhabited by Jews
the Jewry (in some anti-semitic literature) the Jews conceived of as an organized force seeking world domination
archaic the land of Judaea
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