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  • noun Plural form of kishke.


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  • "The One, as McCain aides sardonically call Obama, glided through Afghanistan, Iraq and Jordan, girding his messianic loins for the inevitable kvetching he would face in Israel as skeptical Jews “try to get a better sense of what’s in Obama’s kishkes.�? So said Nathan Diament of the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, in The Daily News, defining “kishkes�? as Yiddish for gut."

    The New York Times, Is ‘The One’ Cocky or Commander in Chiefy?, by Maureen Dowd, July 23, 2008

    July 23, 2008