Example sentences for: jewishness

How can you use “jewishness” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • But you come away from these colors and tastes with the feeling that Jewishness for Malamud is more than ethnic, that the weird little events in his tales correspond to unseen doings in the cosmos of an Old World folk-Judaism.

  • For Cohen, a writer for Rolling Stone magazine, the Jewish gangsters are the purest expression of the Jewish spirit and the means through which he defines his own Jewishness.

  • So the current show at the Jewish Museum offers an opportunity both to re-evaluate Soutine's connection to de Kooning and Pollock and to dig more deeply into Soutine's relation to French culture and to his own Jewishness.

  • If I sound sour compared with other critics, it's because I think Levinson missed a chance to get something unique and audacious on screen: the story of a thin-skinned Jewish kid who'd grow up to make autobiographical movies that somehow leave out the Jewishness and then get so enraged by a critic's offhand projection of Jewishness into a big WASPy sci-fi picture that he vows to go back and remake his other films with Jews instead of gentiles.

  • Andre Schwartz-Bart's The Last of the Just (for example) is a far more moving evocation of the Holocaust than any account in any reference work, because it focuses on the experiences of one man--a man who, if he continues to deny his Jewishness, has a reasonable chance of escaping the death camps.


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