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The big Jewish book for Jews : everything you need to know to be a really Jewish Jew, Ellis Weiner and Barbara Davilman

Label
The big Jewish book for Jews : everything you need to know to be a really Jewish Jew
Title
The big Jewish book for Jews
Title remainder
everything you need to know to be a really Jewish Jew
Statement of responsibility
Ellis Weiner and Barbara Davilman
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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DLC
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Weiner, Ellis
Dewey number
818/.5402
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN6231.J5
LC item number
W44 2010
Literary form
non fiction
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Davilman, Barbara
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  • Jewish wit and humor
  • Jews
  • Jews
  • Judaism
  • Jews
Label
The big Jewish book for Jews : everything you need to know to be a really Jewish Jew, Ellis Weiner and Barbara Davilman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"Just in case" -- How to purchase, make, and serve too much food -- How to change your name -- The temples -- How to obtain and mount a mezuzah -- How to embrace Fiddler -- How to order Cantonese food -- Use the Jewish calendar! -- Use the Bible to tell if your wife is unfaithful -- How and why to make chopped liver -- How to write and speak like a rabbi in 1953 -- How to put your yarmulke on so it stays on -- How to be passive-aggressive, if that's what you insist on calling it -- The major holidays -- The other holidays -- How not to accept the first table you are shown at a restaurant -- Circumcision : take a little off the tip -- Dig that meshugga klezmer! -- How and why to deflect a compliment -- So you want to have an opinion about Islam -- Let's get a traditional divorce -- Worrying I : how to worry -- Worrying II : what to worry about -- How to give a backhanded compliment -- Chillin' and illin' with tefillin -- The original bam! : the basics of mah-jongg -- Reasons, in spite of everything, to still have a bar mitzvah -- Introduction to hondling -- Learn to whisper so that everyone can hear you (and then deny that you "said anything" -- How to build a sukkah -- So you want to have an opinion about antisemitism and Holocaust denial -- Let's keep kosher, finally! -- Discipline your son the Old Testament way -- How to recognize a no-goodnik -- Fringe benefits : the tallit -- How to sacrifice a lamb unto the Lord -- So you want to have an opinion about Christianity -- What are those icky Jewish dishes and do i have to eat them? -- The mitzvot -- Honor the Sabbath. It wouldn't kill you -- Use a sling to incapacitate your enemies! -- Let's summer in the Catskills if they're still there -- Beyond hip, already : Yiddish -- How to build an ark (just in case) -- Learn the Kabbala (or make your own!) -- How to pack for a week in Florida -- Raise your daughters the Old Testament way -- The mikvah : come on in! the water's pure -- Introduction to the shofar -- Pickles every Jew should know from -- Flaunt contradictory opinions about the afterlife! -- A (Jewish) star is born : the magen David -- Humility now!
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xvi, 239 pages
Isbn
9780452296442
Lccn
2010011187
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn560559717
  • (OCoLC)560559717
Label
The big Jewish book for Jews : everything you need to know to be a really Jewish Jew, Ellis Weiner and Barbara Davilman
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"Just in case" -- How to purchase, make, and serve too much food -- How to change your name -- The temples -- How to obtain and mount a mezuzah -- How to embrace Fiddler -- How to order Cantonese food -- Use the Jewish calendar! -- Use the Bible to tell if your wife is unfaithful -- How and why to make chopped liver -- How to write and speak like a rabbi in 1953 -- How to put your yarmulke on so it stays on -- How to be passive-aggressive, if that's what you insist on calling it -- The major holidays -- The other holidays -- How not to accept the first table you are shown at a restaurant -- Circumcision : take a little off the tip -- Dig that meshugga klezmer! -- How and why to deflect a compliment -- So you want to have an opinion about Islam -- Let's get a traditional divorce -- Worrying I : how to worry -- Worrying II : what to worry about -- How to give a backhanded compliment -- Chillin' and illin' with tefillin -- The original bam! : the basics of mah-jongg -- Reasons, in spite of everything, to still have a bar mitzvah -- Introduction to hondling -- Learn to whisper so that everyone can hear you (and then deny that you "said anything" -- How to build a sukkah -- So you want to have an opinion about antisemitism and Holocaust denial -- Let's keep kosher, finally! -- Discipline your son the Old Testament way -- How to recognize a no-goodnik -- Fringe benefits : the tallit -- How to sacrifice a lamb unto the Lord -- So you want to have an opinion about Christianity -- What are those icky Jewish dishes and do i have to eat them? -- The mitzvot -- Honor the Sabbath. It wouldn't kill you -- Use a sling to incapacitate your enemies! -- Let's summer in the Catskills if they're still there -- Beyond hip, already : Yiddish -- How to build an ark (just in case) -- Learn the Kabbala (or make your own!) -- How to pack for a week in Florida -- Raise your daughters the Old Testament way -- The mikvah : come on in! the water's pure -- Introduction to the shofar -- Pickles every Jew should know from -- Flaunt contradictory opinions about the afterlife! -- A (Jewish) star is born : the magen David -- Humility now!
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xvi, 239 pages
Isbn
9780452296442
Lccn
2010011187
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn560559717
  • (OCoLC)560559717

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