Yiddish Wisdom: Yiddishe Chochma

Yiddish Wisdom: Yiddishe Chochma

by Kristina Swarner, Chronicle Books
     
 

All the color, vibrancy, and humor of Yiddish is captured in this delightfully illustrated treasury of over 100 folk sayings in both English and Yiddish. From the sublime (Man thinks and God laughs/A mentsh tracht un Got lacht) to the practical (When you look to the heights, hold onto your hat/Az du kukst oif hoicheh zachen, halt tsu dos hitl),

Overview

All the color, vibrancy, and humor of Yiddish is captured in this delightfully illustrated treasury of over 100 folk sayings in both English and Yiddish. From the sublime (Man thinks and God laughs/A mentsh tracht un Got lacht) to the practical (When you look to the heights, hold onto your hat/Az du kukst oif hoicheh zachen, halt tsu dos hitl), Yiddish Wisdom collects the best from the Old Country. The perfect icebreaker for social gatherings' mah jongg games, and coffee klatches, this enchanting volume also makes a charming gift for any happy occasion.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811812023
Publisher:
Chronicle Books LLC
Publication date:
06/28/1996
Pages:
80
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 7.32(h) x 0.50(d)

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Meet the Author

Kristina Swarner is a Chicago-based artist whose illustrations have appeared in Utne Reader and Sassy, among other publications. This is her first book.

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