A treasury of Jewish humor

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Doubleday, 1951 - Humor - 735 pages

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excellent intro to likes of Der Tunkeler (Joseph Tunkel), B.Kovner (Jacob Adler), Mordche Spektor, Z.Wendroff (Zalman Wendrowsky), as well as Samuel Ornitz, S.J.Agnon, and others. Ausubel also compiled good Treasury of Jewish Folklore. Read full review

Contents

LUFTMENSCHEN MENOFAIR
2
PIPE DREAMERS AND FORTUNE HUNTERS
24
IRONIC TALES
50
Kosher Christmas
78
Qualifications of an Expert
90
LOVESHMOVE
100
True Devotion
115
On the Twin Horns of a Dilemma by sholom aleichem
126
SHMENDRIKS AND SHMIGGEGES FOOLS AND SIMPLETONS
380
My First Deposit by moishe nadir
399
THE LUCKLESS
418
The Essrig by aaron d ogus
426
Luck by jacob Steinberg
435
JEWISH LUCK
448
JEWISH ANIMALS
476
NUDNIKS PHUDNIKS AND TROMBENIKS
514

SCHACHERMACHERS AND FINAGLERS
150
Credit vs Cash
201
PASKUDNIKS AND NOGOODNIKS
204
The Story of the Cantor by s j agnon
213
The Departed Physician by benjacob
224
CONTRARY FELLOWSSKEPTICS AND SCOFFERS
248
CHUTZPANIKS IMPUDENT FELLOWS
276
PLEASURES OF THE RICH
286
PLEASURES OF THE POOR
310
Mushrooms in Bronx Park by Michael gold
350
Foods BY SAMMY levenson
373
The Gift by der tunkeler
522
TOOTERSPIPPERNOOTERS
535
SYNAGOGUESTOVE SAGES
568
Natures Secrets
593
Collectors Ancient and Modern
599
An Interview with Ahashuerus by irving fineman
627
Donna Clara by heinrich heine
637
The Philosopher by shemtob palquera
671
CONTRIBUTORS
725
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