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Thoroughly updated and revised, a new edition of the informal dictionary describes the history and folklore behind Yiddish and Hebrew words and provides literal translations, hundreds of new entries, pronunciation tips, Talmudic and Biblical references, and an English-to-Yiddish index. 75,000 first printing.
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"Witty, intelligent, scholarly ...an abundance of stories and anecdotes. A joy."About the Author:
The late LEO ROSTEN was the author of The Return of H*Y*M*A*N K*A*P*L*A*N, Captain Newman, M.D., and countless other books, articles, and screenplays.
LAWRENCE BUSH is the author of several books about American Judaism and is the editor of Reconstructionism Today. He lives in Accord, New York.
R.O. BLECHMAN’s illustrations have appeared on nineteen covers of The New Yorker and have been exhibited in New York, Paris, Berlin, and Munich. The author/artist of seven books, he lives in New York City.
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