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Definition of "yekke" []

  • A Jew originating from Germany currently living in Israel. (noun)

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Use "yekke" in a sentence
  • "Despite a residue of yekke-type "non-Zionism", some of the most robust and splendidly outspoken defenders of Medinat Israel are members of non-Orthodox congregations."
  • "For Herzl was not the legendary giant of the popular imagination, nor the staid yekke"
  • "He has a foundation and a record in the deepest, most boring yekke sense."
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