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The golden book of Jewish humor

Harry Golden

The golden book of Jewish humor

by Harry Golden

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Published by Putnam in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jewish wit and humor

  • Edition Notes

    77290

    Statementby Harry Golden.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination252 p.
    Number of Pages252
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23255193M

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The Golden Book of Jewish Humor, Hardcover – February 1, by Golden, Harry Lewis, (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and Cited by: 1. The Golden Book of Jewish Humor book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5. The Golden Book of Jewish Humor Hardcover – January 1, by Harry Golden (Author), Cover Art (Illustrator) out of 5 stars 1 rating5/5(1).

As for the humor, Golden has included most of the grand old classics (e.g., the Lipshitz Diamond which carries a curse) through shetl tales, some sallies seen before in other ethnic contexts, and Israeli and other contemporary jollies.

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The thirteen chapters in this book are derived from the First International Conference on Jewish Humor held at Tel-Aviv University. The authors are scientists from the areas of literature, linguistics, sociology, psychology, history, communications, the theater, and Jewish studies.

They all try to understand different aspects of Jewish humor, and they evoke associations, of a local-logical. Joseph Telushkin is a rabbi, scholar, and bestselling author of eighteen books, among them A Code of Jewish Ethics and Words That Hurt, Words That Heal.

His book Jewish Literacy is the widest-selling work on the topic of Judaism. He lives with his wife, Dvorah, in New York City, and lectures regularly throughout the United by: Best Humorous Jewish Books Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.

The book looks at how Jewish humor channeled Jewish learning into new modes of creativity, brought solace to liberal non-Jews in repressed societies, and entered popular culture in.

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He has also written several "private" books, which he described in a essay for The New York Times.4/5. Get this from a library. The golden book of Jewish humor. [Harry Golden]. But Jewish humor can be difficult to define. As William Novak and Moshe Waldoks write in The Big Book of Jewish Humor, it is easier to describe Jewish humor in terms of what it is not, than what it is.

It is not, for example, escapist. It is not slapstick. It is not physical. It is generally not cruel and does not attack the weak or the infirm. Jewish Humor Central is a daily publication to start your day with news of the Jewish world that's likely to produce a knowing smile and some Yiddishe nachas.

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We were on the lookout for Jewish jokes everywhere. Golden's books include three collections of essays from the Israelite and a biography of his friend, poet Carl Sandburg. One of those collections, Only in America, was the basis for a play by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E.

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Trudeau, Judith Viorst, S. Gross, The National Lampoon, Jules Feiffer, The 4/5(2). Jewish humor is the long tradition of humor in Judaism dating back to the Torah and the Midrash from the ancient Middle East, but generally refers to the more recent stream of verbal and often anecdotal humor of Ashkenazi Jews which took root in the United States over the last hundred years, including in secular Jewish an Jewish humor in its early form developed in the Jewish.

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