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Jewish Humor: What the Best Jewish Jokes Say about the Jews (Paperback)

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Description


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.

About the Author


Joseph Telushkin is the bestselling author of "A Code of Jewish Ethics, ""Biblical Literacy", and"Jewish Literacy: The Most Important Things to Know about the Jewish Religion, Its People, and Its History", ""among others. He was named by "Talk "magazine as one of the fifty best speakers in the United States. His book, "Words That Hurt, Words That Heal", became the motivating force behind Senators Joseph Lieberman and Connie Mack s Senate resolution to establish a National Speak No Evil Day.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780688163518
ISBN-10: 0688163513
Publisher: William Morrow & Company
Publication Date: August 19th, 1998
Pages: 240
Language: English