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Kvetch as Kvetch Can by Ken Krimstein

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Published by Clarkson Potter/Publishers in New York .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

StatementKen Krimstein
LC ClassificationsNC1763.J4 K75 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24534926M
ISBN 109780307588883
LC Control Number2009051485

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Kvetch as Kvetch Can. likes. Hold on to your yarmulkes. Ken Krimstein has put together a matzo-ball-soup-through-your-nose funny collection of his unorthodox (sometimes Reform) Jewish-themed Followers: This book will make you laugh, eat, and feel guilty all at once. It’s like your Jewish mother that way. Speaking of which, would it kill you to call her? Taking on all things “Tribe” from the High Holidays to J-date, Kvetch As Kvetch Can is the perfect guilty pleasure (just add it to the list!)/5(8).   Decem • In his new book Born to Kvetch: Yiddish Language and Culture in All of Its Moods, Michael Wex explores the history and culture of Yiddish: its complaints, curses and : Michael Wex. In Born to Kvetch, Michael Wex looks at the ingredients that went into this buffet of disenchantment and examines how they were mixed together to produce an almost limitless supply of striking idioms and withering curses. Born to Kvetch includes a wealth of material that's never appeared in English before.

Born to Kvetch: Yiddish Language and Culture in All Its Moods is a book by Michael Wex devoted to this book, "Wex is a rare combination of Jewish comic and scholarly cultural analyst".. The book became a New York Times Bestseller and was followed by a Yiddish phrasebook Just Say Nu.. The book is about cultural and religious influences in Yiddish language, and how the Jewish.   Born To Kvetch audiobook, by Michael Wex As the main spoken language of the Jews for more than a thousand years, Yiddish has had plenty to lament, plenty to conceal. Its phrases and expressions paint a comprehensive picture of the mind-set that enabled the Jews of Europe to survive persecution: they never stopped kvetching about God, 3/5. kvetch definition: 1. to complain: 2. to complain. Learn more.   It also helps explain why the rabbi can kvetch out his sermon for a whole half an hour, or why a kvetch can also be a stretched, forced or far-fetched interpretation, as in, its a good book, but Author: Rabbi Julian Sinclair.

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