Big Little Book of Jewish Wit Wisdom

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

Big Little Book of Jewish Wit   Wisdom

Author: Sally Ann Berk

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1603762809

Page: 360

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This small, chunky volume presents the witty, wonderful, deadpan and droll insight of Jewish culture and humor. With chapters on wisdom, mitzvahs, dybbuks, proverbs, jokes, curses, conventions, mores (ethics), love amd marriage, men and women, children and family--this captivating collection provides 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 include: 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 May you lose all your teeth but one, and may that one have a cavity. -- Anonymous (Yiddish curse)

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THE TWITTER ANSWER TO YOUR FAVORITE QUOTATION DICTIONARY, WITH TWEETABLE-LENGTH QUOTES THAT ARE CLEVER, COOL, SMART, TOUCHING, WISE, FUNNY, AND MORE Brevity may be the soul of wit, but 140 characters is the absolute limit on Twitter! Luckily, Tweet This Book allows you to spice up their microblog with the greatest quotes of all time. Each one is not only brief — it is officially tweetable. The quick, punchy quotes in this wonderfully diverse collection come from all circles and include literary greats; politicians like Abe Lincoln, Winston Churchill, and Barack Obama; and sports figures, musicians, and celebrities like Yogi Berra, Tupac Shakur, and Hunter S. Thompson. With an easy-to-use, A-to-Z organization by topic, you can quickly find the perfect quote for anything you want to tweet about. “The only time to eat diet food is while you’re waiting for the steak to cook.” —Julia Child “Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go.” —Oscar Wilde “Life is too short to blend in.” —Paris Hilton “Whatever you are, be a good one.” —Abraham Lincoln “Women need a reason to have sex. Men just need a place.” —Billy Crystal

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What to Do when Your Children Turn Into Teenagers

Author: David L. Bennett

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Every parent wonders if they are doing a good job. When their kids become teenagers many begin to doubt themselves even more. This title will change the way you parent your teenagers. It covers what every parent needs to know about every stage of adolescence.

The Basic Beliefs of Judaism

The Big Little Book of Jewish Wit and Wisdom. New York: Black Dog and
Leventhal, 2000. Berkovits, Eliezer. Faith after the Holocaust. New York: KTAV,
1973. ———. God, Man and History. Middle Village, NY: Jonathan David, 1959.
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The Basic Beliefs of Judaism

Author: Lawrence J. Epstein

Publisher: Jason Aronson, Incorporated

ISBN: 0765709708

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The Basic Beliefs of Judaism gives an updated overview of the belief system on which the Jewish faith is based. Author Lawrence Epstein takes a contemporary point of view, looking at how the basic beliefs of Judaism fit into the lives of modern Jews.

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The Big Book of Jewish Humor

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The Big Book of Jewish Humor

Author: William Novak

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Presents an amusing accumulation of Jewish jokes, wit, anecdotes, sight gags, satire, and cartoons, as well as selections from the works of leading Jewish writers and comedians.

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The Encyclopedia of Wit Humor and Wisdom

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The Encyclopedia of Wit  Humor  and Wisdom

Author: Ken Alley

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 1462092292

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Whenever you need an amusing story to hold attention, drive home a point in speech making to enliven conversation, or to read just for fun, the more than 4,100 peppery, bubbling stories in this volume will satisfy every demand. All are arranged alphabetically under subject. The index and cross-index makes it possible to locate the right story quickly. The range of this volume is far and wide. The stories are about people in all walks of life. All of them are wholesome and clean. And what is more, you will want to remember and retell these stories. Drawn from the vagaries, the foibles, and the peculiarities of human nature, they provide countless chuckles from many different locales. The ENCYCLOPEDIA of WIT, HUMOR and WISDOM is indispensable for public speakers, toastmasters, lawyers, ministers, educators, writers, salesmen, and those who love a good laugh.

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Studies in Jewish and World Folklore

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The Book of Modern Anecdotes Humor Wit and Wisdom

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List of Additions with Notes

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