The Newish Jewish Encyclopedia: From Abraham to Zabar's and Everything in Between

The Newish Jewish Encyclopedia: From Abraham to Zabar's and Everything in Between

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Deeply knowing, highly entertaining, and just a little bit irreverent, this unputdownable encyclopedia of all things Jewish and Jew-ish covers culture, religion, history, habits, language, and more. Readers will refresh their knowledge of the Patriarchs and Matriarchs, the artistry of Barbra Streisand, the significance of the Oslo Accords, the meaning of words like balaboosta, balagan, bashert, and bageling. Understand all the major and minor holidays. Learn how the Jews invented Hollywood. Remind themselves why they need to read Hannah Arendt, watch Seinfeld, listen to Leonard Cohen. Even discover the secret of happiness (see “Latkes”). Includes hundreds of photos, charts, infographics, and illustrations. It’s a lot.
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ISBN: 9781579658939

Published Date: October 1, 2019

Publisher: Artisan

Language: English

Page Count: 320

Size: 9.92" l x 7.94" w x 1.21" h