- Eastern European dumpling with thin dough filled with potato, kasha, onion, meat, and/or other ingredients
- "I don't know from knishes - but I know a good read." (review of Silver's book Knish: In Search of the Jewish Soul Food: http://www.amazon.com/review/R22YSWBDA7WI6J/ref=cm_cr_quotes_dprb_0?ie=UTF8&ASIN=1611683122&nodeID=283155&store=books)
Languages of Origin
Who Uses This
Jews: Jews of diverse religious backgrounds and organizational involvements
Non-Jews: (words that have spread outside of Jewish networks)
The New Joys of Yiddish, by Leo Rosten and Lawrence Bush (New York, 2003).
Dictionary of Jewish Usage: A Popular Guide to the Use of Jewish Terms, by Sol Steinmetz (Lanham, MD, 2005).
JPS: The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001)
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