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The Big Little Book of Jewish Wit & Wisdom, Hardback Book

The Big Little Book of Jewish Wit & Wisdom Hardback

Hardback

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This small, chunky volume presents the witty, wonderful, deadpan and droll insight of the Jewish culture.

Chapters on Wisdom, Mitzvahs, Dybbuks, Proverbs, Jokes, Curses, Conventions, Mores (ethics), Love & Marriage, Men & Women, Children & Family provide reflections gleaned from a wealth of ancient, traditional and modern sources.

The range of wise observations on the ways of the world, snappy one-liners, stories and expressions captures the spirit of the Jews throughout the centuries.

Illustrated with sixty watercolor paintings, The Big Little Book of Jewish Wit & Wisdom will delight and engage even the toughest Jewish mother.Some examples:When we hear a baby laugh, it is the loveliest thing that can happen to us.--Sigmund FreudA child's wisdom is also wisdom.--Yiddish proverbI don't believe in the afterlife, although I am bringing a change of underwear.--Woody AllenMay you lose all your teeth but one, and may that one have a cavity.--Anonymous (Yiddish curse)

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  • Format:Hardback
  • Pages:360 pages, colour illus
  • Publisher:Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers Inc
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  • ISBN:9781579121464

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  • Format:Hardback
  • Pages:360 pages, colour illus
  • Publisher:Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers Inc
  • Publication Date:
  • Category:
  • ISBN:9781579121464