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Language: en
Pages: 432
Authors: David Minkoff
Categories: Humor
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-09-04 - Publisher: Macmillan

A treasury of Jewish humor presents more than one thousand old and new jokes, anecdotes, riddles, and witticisms, along with a glossary of Yiddish terminology. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.
The First Book of Jewish Jokes
Language: en
Pages: 170
Authors: Elliott Oring
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-09-04 - Publisher: Indiana University Press

Works on Jewish humor and Jewish jokes abound today, but what formed the basis for our contemporary notions of Jewish jokes? How and when did these perceptions develop? In this groundbreaking study and translation, noted humor and folklore scholar Elliott Oring introduces us to the joke collections of Lippmann Moses
Jewish Humor
Language: en
Pages: 339
Authors: Arie Sover
Categories: Humor
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-04-06 - Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

This book details the evolution of Jewish humour, highlighting its long history from the period of the Bible to the present day, and includes a wide spectrum of styles that are expressed in various works and fields, including the Bible, the Talmud, poetry, literature, folklore, jokes, movies, and television series.
Oy Vey: More!
Language: en
Pages: 480
Authors: David Minkoff
Categories: Humor
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-09-01 - Publisher: Macmillan

Always remember the two rules of life: RULE #1: Never forget how to laugh RULE #2: Never forget Rule #1 From romance to rabbis, from housework to hearing, with Oy Vey: More! The Ultimate Book of Jewish Jokes Part Two, David Minkoff takes us on a hilarious, sideways look at
The Genius of the Jewish Joke
Language: en
Pages: 218
Authors: Arthur Asa Berger
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-07-12 - Publisher: Routledge

The Genius of the Jewish Joke focuses on what is distinctive and unusual about Jewish jokes and Jewish humor. Jewish humor is humor by Jews and about Jews, in whatever medium this humor is found. Jokes are defined as short stories, meant to amuse, with a punch line, though Jewish