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Yiddish Wisdom

Yiddishe Chochma

Illustrated by Kristina Swarner

5 x 7 in; 80 pp;
35 Full-Color Illustrations
Hardcover
June 1996
ISBN 9780811812023
ISBN10 0811812022

SKU# 9780811812023

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All the color, vibrancy, and humor of Yiddish is captured in this delightfully illustrated treasury of over 100 folk sayings in both English and Yiddish. From the sublime (Man thinks and God laughs/A mentsh tracht un Got lacht) to the practical (Wh...
Yiddish Wisdom


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Yiddish Wisdom

All the color, vibrancy, and humor of Yiddish is captured in this delightfully illustrated treasury of over 100 folk sayings in both English and Yiddish. From the sublime (Man thinks and God laughs/A mentsh tracht un Got lacht) to the practical (When you look to the heights, hold onto your hat/Az du kukst oif hoicheh zachen, halt tsu dos hitl), Yiddish Wisdom collects the best from the Old Country. The perfect icebreaker for social gatherings' mah jongg games, and coffee klatches, this enchanting volume also makes a charming gift for any happy occasion.

 

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5 x 7 in; 80 pp;
35 Full-Color Illustrations
Hardcover
June 1996
ISBN 9780811812023
ISBN10 0811812022
Kristina Swarner is a Chicago-based artist whose illustrations have appeared in Utne Reader and Sassy, among other publications. This is her first book.

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