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Big Little Book of Jewish Wit & Wisdom

Big Little Book of Jewish Wit & Wisdom

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 Freud

A child’s wisdom is also wisdom.–Yiddish proverb

I don’t believe in the afterlife, although I am bringing a change of underwear.–Woody Allen

May you lose all your teeth but one, and may that one have a cavity.–Anonymous (Yiddish curse)
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Genre: Nonfiction / Reference / Quotations

On Sale: February 26th 2013

Price: $9.99

Page Count: 360

ISBN-13: 9781603762809

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