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Jewish Humor

From Yiddish folktales to Seinfeld and countless comedians in between, Jewish humor has always been an important aspect of the Jewish story. Give yourself the gift of laughter with funny books, parodies, sarcasm, stories, and Jewish-inspired jokes.

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  • If You Can't Say Anything Nice, Say It in Yiddish: The Book of Yiddish Insults and Curses Paperback

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    by Lita Epstein  Paperback : 208 pages You dont have to be Jewish to get back at the shmendriks* of the worldYiddish. Its the most colorful languag...

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  • Yiddish For Pirates

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    a novel by Gary Barwinpaperback, 352 pages Shortlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize and nominated for the Governor-General's Award for Literatur...

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  • The Complete Idiot's Guide to Learning Yiddish

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    Paperback: 352 pages You're not an idiot, of course. You can serve up a mean s'il vous plait in a French bistro, live la vida loca for a night of m...

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  • Jewish as a Second Language

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    How to Worry, How to Interrupt, How to Say the Opposite of What You MeanMolly KatzPaperback, 182 PagesNow bigger, better, and with more guilt: a co...

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  • Old Jews Telling Jokes

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    256 pages Schtick happens. For five thousand years, Gods chosen people have cornered the market on knee-slappers, zingers, and knock-knock jokes. N...

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  • Why Don't You Write My Eulogy Now So I Can Correct It?: A Mother's Suggestions

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    by Patricia Marx (Author), Roz Chast (Illustrator)Hardcover, 112 pages The perfect Mother's Day gift: A collection of witty one-line advice New Yor...

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  • Haiku For Jews

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    by David M. Bader Hardcover : 112 pagesWhy is this haiku book different from all other haiku books?For centuries, the Japanese haiku has been one o...

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  • Little Encyclopedia of Jewish Culture

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    Celebrate Jewish culture with this fun collection of facts and stories!Jewish traditions aren’t just something they sing about in Fiddler on the Ro...

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  • Oy, My Bubbe is a Nanatsuris

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    38 pages, Hardcover Pocket-sized Oy, My Bubbe is a Nanatsuris is an all-ages book featuring Yiddish wisdom, recipes and a whole lot of fun! Local P...

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  • Mazel Freaking Tov! Card

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    Congratu-freaking-lations! The card for when you want to express your utmost congratulations for their wedding, engagement, new job, graduation, ne...

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  • Let There Be Light by Liana Finck *Autographed*

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    An “irreverent yet profound” (Publishers Weekly) retelling of the Book of Genesis, starring a female God, from the acclaimed New Yorker cartoonist ...

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  • "Cake: a Cookbook" by Maira Kalman and Barbara Scott-Goodman

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    With great style, wit, and joy, Maira Kalman and Barbara Scott-Goodman celebrate their favorite dessert.In Cake, renowned artist and author Maira K...

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

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    Named one of Library Journal’s Best Religion & Spirituality Books of the YearAn Unorthodox Guide to Everything Jewish Deeply knowing, highly e...

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  • Big Book of Jewish Humor

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    A joyous and giftable collection of Jewish humor from every source imaginable: literature, jokes, children’s books, magazines, comics, newspapers,...

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  • This Calls For A Manischewitz Card

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    For anytime a congratulations is in order.  mazel tov: good luck! congratulations! Size: 4.25 x 5.5 in Includes: 1 card + 1 envelope Interior ...

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  • Kissing Kosher

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    From the author of THE MATZAH BALL and MR. PERFECT ON PAPER comes this hilarious and emotional rivals-to-lovers romance.Step 1: Get the secret reci...

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  • Maisel Tov Card

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  • He's A Kippah Card

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    Inside reads: He's handsome He's fun And now he's the one! Mazel Tov!

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  • Jewlyweds Card

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    Inside reads: Sending you love As you build a life With brand new adventures As husband & Wife!

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  • It's My Bris Card

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    Celebrate a brit milah with a lighthearted design.   4.25" L × 5.5" W Premium white card stock Soft white envelope Blank interior Made in the...

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  • The Big Book of Jewish Humor, 25th Anniversary

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    Edited and Annotated by William Novak and Moshe WaldoksPaperback, 368 pagesTwo rival businessmen meet in the Warsaw train station. "Where are you g...

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