Jewish As a Second Language

  • by Molly Katz
  • Narrated by Carol Leifer
  • 1 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Molly Katz is Jewish and her husband is not. To help him - and every other poor soul who might believe a Jewish mother-in-law's "Don't bother driving me, I'll take a cab"-here is the indispensable guide to the complex twists, unexpected nuances and hidden meanings of Jewish language and culture. "Not your religion; e.g. "She's Jewish, but her husband's not." Learn All the Family Secrets From: The Positive Insult, The Negative Compliment, The Shrugs, The Faces, The Hands. To: The Viennese Table, The Buying of the Suit/The Returning of the Suit, The Basic Psychology of Raising a Jewish Child:" You're wonderful/You'll never be good enough," "Eat/Be thin," "Save/Spend/Earn/Give/Buy/Keep."

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-07-2009
  • Publisher: Phoenix Books