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  • Title: Jewish Humor: What the Best Jewish Jokes Say About the Jews
  • Author: Joseph Telushkin
  • ISBN: 9780688163518
  • Page: 210
  • Format: Paperback

  • Here are 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 boHere are 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.
    Joseph Telushkin
    Joseph Telushkin born 1948 is an American rabbi, lecturer, and best selling author His than 15 books include several volumes about Jewish ethics, Jewish Literacy, as well as Rebbe , a New York Times best seller released in June 2014Telushkin was raised in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Solomon and Hellen Telushkin He attended Yeshiva of Flatbush where met his future co author Dennis Prager While at Columbia University, they authored Nine Questions People Ask About Judaism and Why the Jews The Reason for Antisemitism.While at University, Telushkin was an active leader of the Student Struggle for Soviet Jewry As part of his position, Telushkin visited the Soviet Union where he met with dissidents such as Andrei Sakharov He was eventually listed by the KGB as an anti Russian agent.An Orthodox rabbi by training, Telushkin serves as a spiritual leader of Los Angeles Synagogue for the Performing Arts, founded in 1972 by Rabbi Jerome Cutler He is an associate of the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership and a former director of education at the non denominational Brandeis Bardin Institute Telushkin is also a Senior Associate with CLAL, the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership, and is a member of the board of directors of the Jewish Book Council He has been on the Newsweek s list of the 50 most influential Rabbis in America since 1997.Telushkin is the author of sixteen books on Judaism His book, Words that Hurt, Words that Heal, inspired Senators Joseph Lieberman s and Connie Mack s Senate Resolution 151 to establish a National Speak No Evil Day in the United States, a day in which Americans would go for twenty four hours without saying anything unkind or unfair about, or to, anyone His book, Jewish Literacy The Most Important Things to Know About the Jewish Religion, Its People and Its History, is one of the best selling books on Judaism of the past two decades More than two decades after its publication, the book remains a foundation text for Jews, non Jews, and prospective converts alike The first volume of A Code of Jewish Ethics, entitled A Code of Jewish Ethics You Shall be Holy, which Telushkin regards as his major life s work, was published in 2006 The second volume, entitled, A Code of Jewish Ethics Love Your Neighbor, was released in 2009.In 2013, Telushkin was invited by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Ant nio Guterres to speak before the commission in Geneva.In 2014, Telushkin released Rebbe The life and teachings of Menachem M Schneerson, the most influential Rabbi in Modern History which appeared on all the major best seller lists including New York Times Best Seller list, Wall Street Journal and Publishers Weekly.Telushkin tours the United States as a lecturer on Jewish topics, and has been named by Talk Magazine as one of the fifty best speakers in the United States He wrote the episode Bar Mitzvah on Touched by an Angel guest starring Kirk Douglas.


    Commentaires:

    Shana
    A quick and enjoyable read. I adore Rabbi Telushkin; his books are always so informative, while remaining easy to read and not in the slightest bit condescending. While I sense our approaches to Judaism are quite different, he never positions himself as a moral superior. We are merely having the most interesting of conversations about a topic that is clearly important to the both of us. In this book, Rabbi Telushkin uses Jewish jokes both modern and old as jumping off points for discussion about [...]

    Joan
    I love Telushkin as a mystery writer, but found this book not as exciting, interesting, fun as I expected it to be. Nevertheless, I think he gave me a great deal of grist for the sermonic mill. I expect to get a fine/fun High Holy Day sermon from it.Some of the stories are very funny. Others elude me altogether. He covers family relationships, Jewish intelligence, Business ethics/materialism, self-depreciation, sex, guilt, antisemitism, assimilation, God, the Messiah, Rabbis, charity, Israel and [...]

    Jemma
    This book is about what jew's would joke about. My mom and I arent the most religious Jews out there but this book was hillarious i didnt read the whole thing but i sifted through all the jokes and it was really funny.

    Christopher Johnson
    Wonderful blend of laughs and serious social and historical commentary.

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