Yiddish Wisdom

Humor and Heart from the Old Country

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Publisher Description

“The tongue is the pen of the heart/Di tsung iz der feder fun di hartz” and more sayings that sum up Jewish character and culture from generations past.

Decade after decade, Yiddish proverbs continue to capture the humor, warmth, and traditions of Jewish life. Now, the beloved Yiddish Wisdom 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.

GENRE
Nonfiction
RELEASED
2013
April 2
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
96
Pages
PUBLISHER
Chronicle Books LLC
SELLER
OpenRoad Integrated Media, LLC
SIZE
4.2
MB

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