Yiddish Wisdom: Humor and Heart from the Old Country

Yiddish Wisdom: Humor and Heart from the Old Country


Decade after decade, Yiddish proverbs proceed to catch the humor, heat, and traditions of Jewish existence. Now, the liked Yiddish knowledge (more than 100,000 copies offered) has been accelerated with much more proverbs and clean illustrations to be adored by way of a brand new iteration. With greater than a hundred and fifty folks sayings translated in Yiddish and English—from the whimsical and witty (Dress up a brush and it'll additionally glance nice/Az males batziert a bezem iz er oich shain) to the poignant (When one needs to, one can/Az me muz, ken men) and functional (When you glance to the heights, carry directly to your hat/Az du kukst oif hoicheh zachen, halt tsu dos hitl)—this precious quantity is the right present for any social gathering.

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