There's No Need to Reclaim the Word “Jew” https://mosaicmagazine.com/observation/history-ideas/2017/04/theres-no-need-to-reclaim-the-word-jew/

Contrary to a Times column, the reason people say “he’s Jewish” rather than “he’s a Jew” has nothing to do with anti-Semitism. It’s just a quirk of grammar, and it’s not unique to Jews.

April 26, 2017 | Philologos
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