Jewish Humor: What the Best Jewish Jokes Say About the Jews

Jewish Humor: What the Best Jewish Jokes Say About the Jews

by Joseph Telushkin

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Overview

Here are more than 100 of the best Jewish jokes you'll ever hear, interspersed with perceptive and persuasive insight into what they can tell us about how Jews see themselves, their families, and their friends, and what they think about money, sex, and success. 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780688163518
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 08/19/1998
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 785,652
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

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 States.

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