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Jewish humor

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Published by Transaction Publishers in New Brunswick, U.S.A .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jewish wit and humor.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Avner Ziv ; with a new introduction by the editor.
    SeriesClassics in communication and mass culture series
    ContributionsZiv, Avner.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN6231.J5 J463 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination223 p. :
    Number of Pages223
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL680552M
    ISBN 101560009918
    LC Control Number97027107

      The subtitle of this book is “A treasury of great Jewish humor and what it all means,” an appropriate book for getting in the Purim mood. In addition to being a collection of jokes and funny stories, there is an interesting commentary on past and current Jewish humor, and how the changing role of Jews in society has caused Jewish humor to Author: Sheryl Pockrose.   The Big Book of Jewish Humor by William Novak, Moshe Waldoks. Paperback (Reprinted Edition) $ Ship This Item — Qualifies for Free Shipping Buy Online, Pick up in Store is currently unavailable, but this item may be available for in-store : HarperCollins Publishers.

      Early ‘Jewish jokes’ are anything but funny, argues new book Very little is known about the origins of Jewish jokes, but one expert has started to unravel the mystery — and he’s not amused. Buy a cheap copy of Jewish Humor: What the Best Jewish Jokes book by Joseph Telushkin. A collection of Jewish humor features a compilation of Jewish jokes and offers an analysis of what humor reveals about Jewish culture. 50, first printing. Free shipping over $/5(5).

    Humor is the most celebrated of all Jewish responses to modernity. In this book, Ruth Wisse evokes and applauds the genius of spontaneous Jewish joking—as well as the brilliance of comic masterworks by writers like Heinrich Heine, Sholem Aleichem, Isaac Babel, S. Y. Agnon, Isaac Bashevis Singer, and Philip Roth. At the same time, Wisse draws attention to the precarious conditions that call.   Buy a cheap copy of Joys of Jewish Humor book. In thirty-two entertaining chapters, humorist and master storyteller Henry D. Spalding introduces us to a wide range of colorful characters from the Jewish past and Free shipping over $


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Extracted from "Jewish and Goyish" by Lenny Bruce, in the 25th Anniversary Edition of The Big Book of Jewish Humor: "Dig: I'm Jewish. Count Basie's Jewish. Ray Charles is Jewish If you live in New York or any other big city, you are Jewish.

It doesn't matter even if you're Catholic; if Cited by: This is the second book I've read about Jewish humor.* This one is written by a rabbi who takes his Jewish jokes seriously. What he seems to be doing is explaining Jewishness through their humor. He is very earnest and clear in his explanations.

I walked away with a much clearer understanding of the Jewish mind and culture after reading this by: To prepare for this competition my wife, two sons, and I spent over six months reading every Jewish joke book we could find, including many now out-of-print, to cull only the very best Jewish jokes for the game.

We were on the lookout for Jewish jokes everywhere. Let’s start with your first book, The Big Book of Jewish Humour, a 25th anniversary reissue edited by William Novak and Moshe is an anthology of stories and excerpts from novels, as well as occasional pieces, with many jokes in the margin that I particularly enjoyed.

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.

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William Morrow/HarperCollins Publishers. $ He is also the editor, with Moshe Waldoks, of The Big Book of Jewish Humor. He has also written several "private" books, which he described in a essay for The New York Times.

He is the father of actor and writer B. Novak. Books by William Novak.4/5. 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. You’ll find more nuance in Ruth Wisse’s book, “No Joke: Making Jewish Humor,” which covers the same ground, but with a greater willingness to Author: Mark Horowitz.

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Publish your book with B&N. Rabbi Joseph Telushkin is as celebrated for his wit as for his scholarship, and in this immensely entertaining book, he displays both in equal measure.

Stimulating, something stinging, and always very, very funny, Jewish Humor offers a classic portrait of the Jewish collective unconscious.

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After reading Jeremy Dauber’s Jewish Comedy: A Serious History, an excellent new survey of Jewish humor from the Old Testament through .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.1/5(1).