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ISBN: 0070539758 / ISBN-13: 9780070539754

Joys of Yiddish


The Joys of Yiddish is the delightful, bestselling book about Yiddish, the "Robin Hood of Languages." Yiddish reflects the vitality of life itself, ... Show synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 3.667

Classic Yiddish dictionary

by RLandau on Sep 29, 2012

Actually the book is much more than a dictionary. I read it 20-30 years ago. Bought it as gift for a Jewish woman born in Vienna who was taught to avoid Yiddish. In avoiding Yiddish it seems she also missed out on the joys of Yiddish, a lot of humour, common sense and the spiritual meaning of Jewish rituals.



by peerSr on Oct 7, 2010

but my fault, I did not know it is actualy a dictionary, I was awaitng something like H*Y*M*A*N K*A*P*L*A*N


Very informative and funny!

by Robby on Aug 9, 2007

Lots of insight into everyday Jewish life, with many funny stories.

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