The Big Little Book Of Jewish Wit & Wisdom (Hardback)
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The Big Little Book Of Jewish Wit & Wisdom (Hardback)

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Hardback 360 Pages / Published: 01/01/2011
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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)

Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers Inc
ISBN: 9781579121464
Number of pages: 360
Weight: 422 g
Dimensions: 116 x 149 x 29 mm

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