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Hillary

Is it kosher to refer to a woman as a mensch?

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  1. Blogger Dyre42 Says:

    Having done exhaustive research on this subject I can say with a degree of certainty that the answer is,"More kosher than bacon on a bagle."

  2. Blogger amba Says:

    Yes.

    (A "mensch" is a human being, no more, no less. Although the word itself has masculine gender in German, where the Yiddish comes from, so does the word for the moon, so that doesn't mean anything. It isn't a gendered term, even less so than "man" or "mankind."