Green’s Dictionary of Slang

Hebe n.

also Heab, Heeb
[abbr. SE Hebrew, a Jew]

(orig. US) a derog. term for a Jew, thus fem. heebess.

[US]R. Lardner ‘Nora’ in Coll. Short Stories (1941) 378: People don’t want an Irish comic these days [...] Can’t you make him a Wop or a Heeb?
[US]W. Winchell On Broadway 21 Nov. [synd. col.] Lew Field’s daughter, Dorothy, a German heebess.
[UK]J. Franklyn This Gutter Life 166: She glanced at the woman, a full-breasted, thick-lipped Hebe she was.
[US]D. Runyon ‘Too Much Pep’ in Runyon on Broadway (1954) 632: I consider this most disrespectful, like calling Jewish people mockies, or Heebs.
[US]Mezzrow & Wolfe Really the Blues 49: Most of the famous and up-and-coming performers of the day [...] were heebs.
[US]N. Algren Neon Wilderness (1986) 213: Buy the big Jew a beer, Solly. Buy the big Hebe a beer.
[US]J. Jones From Here to Eternity (1998) 154: Buy another pack [...] You got money now, you hebe.
[US]Current Sl. II:2 17: Heab (Heeb), n. A Jewish person.
[US]N. Mailer Why Are We in Vietnam? (1970) 8: The asshole belonged to Egypt, man, and the penis was the slave of the Hebes.
[UK]Monty Python Life of Brian [film script] I’m a kike, a yid, a hebe, a hooknose.
[US]J. Ellroy Brown’s Requiem 22: He’s about sixty-five, skinny, curly gray hair. Big nose. A typical Hebe.
[US](con. early 1950s) J. Ellroy L.A. Confidential 35: I don’t know about a hebe, though.
[US]J. Stahl I, Fatty 90: A Hebe named Greenberg.
[US]C. Goffard Snitch Jacket 17: Wops got the God racket [...] but you stole it from the Heebs.
[US]J. Ellroy Hilliker Curse 9: She was married to a Hebe named Louie Quinn.
[UK]Metro 13 Apr. 7: Esterhas alleged [of Mel Gibson] ‘You continually called Jews “Hebes” and “oven-dodgers” and “Jewboys”.’.
[US]D. Winslow The Force [ebook] ‘I’m Jewish, but I don’t see what — ’ ‘ — kike, hebe, Christ killer motherfucker, you — ’.