The Israelites, particularly after their return from captivity in Babylon (see also Babylon) about five hundred years before the birth of Jesus; at that time, the Israelites were established as a religious group, founded on the Mosaic law, not simply a national group.
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Cultural definitions for Jews (2 of 2)
Adherents of Judaism.
How to use Jews in a sentence
It marked a groundbreaking moment in how the country viewed Jews, especially Jewish women.
As of 2013, Jews make up 1.8 to 2.2 percent of the adult U.S. population.
I stood with a tape recorder, listening to men denounce the liberal media controlled by Jews.
And for those on the Palestinian right who still dream of driving the Jews into the sea, they too can forget it.In the Middle East, the Two-State Solution Is Dead|Dean Obeidallah|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Divorcees, Jews, and new money were excluded from the Knickerbockers.The Real-Life ‘Downton’ Millionairesses Who Changed Britain|Tim Teeman|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He was thrashed at school before the Jews and the hubshi, for the heinous crime of bringing home false reports of progress.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling
A glorious vision, in which the prophet's lips are cleansed: he foretelleth the obstinacy of the Jews.
The bill to remove the civil disabilities of the Jews rejected in the British parliament by a vote of 288 to 165.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
The name of a child that is to be born: many evils shall come upon the Jews for their sins.
John and Judas became the good and evil Wandering Jews of mediæval folklore.Solomon and Solomonic Literature|Moncure Daniel Conway