Home » Jewish culture

TagJewish culture

Terms of Endearment

What pet names do you have for your loved ones? In The Joys of Yiddish, Leo Rosten shares the name his Mother used to call him — bubala, a term of endearment grandmothers might use in addressing children. We have all kinds of substitutes for the...


jubu n. a Jewish person who maintains Buddhist beliefs or practices. Also Jewbu. Editorial Note: This term was popularized by Rodger Kamenetz through his 1994 book A Jew in the Lotus: A Poet’s Rediscovery of Jewish Identity. (source: Double-Tongued...

Recent posts