Yiddish Wisdom: Humor and Heart from the Old Country

Author(s): Christopher Silas Neal

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Decade after decade, Yiddish proverbs continue to capture the humor, warmth, and traditions of Jewish life. Now, the beloved Yiddish Wisdom (more than 100,000 copies sold) has been expanded with even more proverbs and fresh illustrations to be cherished by a new generation. With more than 150 folk sayings translated in Yiddish and English--from the whimsical and witty (Dress up a broom and it will also look nice/Az men batziert a bezem iz er oich shain) to the poignant (When one must, one can/Az me muz, ken men) and practical (When you look to the heights, hold on to your hat/Az du kukst oif hoicheh zachen, halt tsu dos hitl)--this treasured volume is the perfect gift for any celebration.

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Illustrator: Christopher Silas Neal is an award-winning illustrator who regularly contributes to the New York Times. He works and lives in Brooklyn.

General Fields

  • : 9781452115733
  • : PDL
  • : PDL
  • : January 2013
  • : 178mm X 127mm X 19mm
  • : United States
  • : March 2013
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Hardback
  • : 96
  • : 96
  • : 839.1
  • : 839.1
  • : Christopher Silas Neal
  • : Christopher Silas Neal
  • : Christopher Silas Neal
  • : Christopher Silas Neal
  • : 4-colour illustrations thoughout
  • : 4-colour illustrations thoughout
  • : Hardback