Keywords: Jew, Jewish

Sign Definition

As a Noun

1. A person who believes in and practises the religion of Judaism. English = Jew.

As a Verb or Adjective

1. To relate to Judaism. English = (be) Jewish.


1. As with many signs, there are several explanations for the origins of this sign without there being definitive evidence on the matter. However, because this sign has possibly evolved from another sign for 'Jew' which has negative stereotypic associations—even though some signers would be unaware of this—avoid this sign and use the other one that matches the keyword ‘Jew’ in this dictionary which is described as preferred.