The Unorthodox Guide to Being Jewish

6,000 Years of Judaism, from Abraham to Zabar's
Original Publish Date: Oct 01, 2019
Product Number: EB00754041
Released: Oct 01, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781579659530
Publisher: Artisan
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Named one of Library Journal's Best Religion & Spirituality Books of 2019An Unorthodox Guide to Everything Jewish Deeply knowing, highly entertaining, and just a little bit irreverent, this unputdownable encyclopedia of all things Jewish and Jew-ish covers culture, religion, history, habits, language, and more. Readers will refresh their knowledge of the Patriarchs and Matriarchs, the artistry of Barbra Streisand, the significance of the Oslo Accords, the meaning of words like balaboosta,balagan, bashert, and bageling. Understand all the major and minor holidays. Learn how the Jews invented Hollywood. Remind themselves why they need to read Hannah Arendt, watch Seinfeld, listen to Leonard Cohen. Even discover the secret of happiness (see "Latkes"). Includes hundreds of photos, charts, infographics, and illustrations. It's a lot.