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goy

Someone who is not Jewish. The word comes from Yiddish and is typically used by Jewish people. It can have a negative or disparaging connotation. He's clearly a goy, so why would he know the local synagogue's schedule?

goy

(goɪ)
1. n. a gentile. (From Hebrew. Not necessarily derogatory.) But the goys can’t do anything they want on Sunday!
2. mod. gentile; non-Jewish. Goy pickles are sort of blah.
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Goys, it seems obvious to me, are potentially an immense strength.
Officials from Goys were unavailable for comment when contacted by the GDN.
GOYS' president Hesahm Al-Jowder has expressed his gratitude and appreciation of the kind patronage of His Highness Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa to this event.
"This added a positive impact on the success of the programme which is ultimately achieving the objective of Goys for this initiative."
Registration can be done online through the Goys website at www.goys.gov.bh or by calling 39935579.
Receiving the organising committee of the Khalid bin Hamad League for Youth Centres for Futsal, as well as representatives of a number of participating teams, Al-Jowdar said GOYS had provided all requirements of success for the second edition of the tournament at all levels, praising Bahraini youth's high participation, which, he asserted, has enriched the League and achieved its goals.
These were announced yesterday by Goys president Hisham Al Jowder.
GOYS President said that awarding HH Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa forms an international recognition of his achievement as he swam 24-hours nonstop from the shore of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the Kingdom of Bahrain for charity.
This training course is part of Goys' strategy that has been approved to apply for the upcoming years, which states in its initiatives to achieve effective communication with all relevant parties, besides exchanging ideas and information among themselves as well as keeping up with all that is new and modern in terms of electronic services that contribute to the flow of information.
Sport Media Committee, in cooperation with GOYS, had also organized the Third Gulf Forum in April 2014, which has received wide a commendation as a result of the great success made in the organizational and administrative aspects.
Al Jowder affirmed that the distribution of these rewards to the winning clubs' different age categories underlines Goys' keenness to support their interests and to develop new strategies to improve their teams.
The prize was awarded to GOYS on the sidelines of the First Arab Forum for Best Youth Practices, recently organized by the Arab League in the United Arab Emirates.
The programme was organised by the General Organisation for Youth and Sport (Goys) in co-operation with Education Ministry,
Upon arrival at the Bahrain International Airport, members of the team were welcomed by the Director of Youth Organisations and Centres at the General Organisation for Youth and Sport (GOYS) Nawar Al-Mutawa, Head of GOYS' President's Office Yaqoob Al-Qassimi and Ahly Club's Board members.
DEPUTY Prime Minister His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Mubarak Al Khalifa received in his office at Gudaibiya Palace General Organisation for Youth and Sports (Goys) president Hisham Al Jowder.