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Jewish Humor: What the Best Jewish Jokes Say about the Jews

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Here are more than 100 of the best Jewish jokes you'll ever hear, interspersed with perceptive and persuasive insight into what they can tell us about how Jews see themselves, their families, and their friends, and what they think about money, sex, and success. Rabbi Joseph Telushkin is as celebrated for his wit as for his scholarship, and in this immensely entertaining book, he displays both in equal measure. Stimulating, something stinging, and always very, very funny, Jewish Humor offers a classic portrait of the Jewish collective unconscious.

Synopsis:

"Insightful and provocative analysis . . . coupled with one of the funniest collections of Jewish jokes ever compiled".--"American Jewish World".

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-226) and index.

About the Author

Rabbi Joseph Telushkin is a widely known spiritual leader and scholar. He is the author of many highly acclaimed books, including Jewish Wisdom, Biblical Literacy, Jewish Humor,and The Book of Jewish Values.He lives in New York City with his family, and lectures throughout the United States.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780688163518
Subtitle:
What the Best Jewish Jokes Say About the Jews
Author:
Telushkin, Joseph
Author:
by Joseph Telushkin
Publisher:
William Morrow Paperbacks
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Judaism - General
Subject:
Judaism - Beliefs Practices Rituals
Subject:
Jews
Subject:
Form - Jokes & Riddles
Subject:
Jewish wit and humor
Subject:
Judaism - Rituals & Practice
Subject:
General Religion
Subject:
Judaism-Rituals and Practice
Edition Number:
1st Quill ed.
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Series Volume:
103
Publication Date:
19980819
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
9.28x6.12x.66 in. .60 lbs.

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