Leo Rosten, Lawrence Bush – editor – The New Joys of Yiddish

More than a quarter of a century ago, Leo Rosten published the first comprehensive and hilariously entertaining lexicon of the colorful and deeply expressive language of Yiddish. Said to “give body and soul to the Yiddish language”, The Joys of Yiddish went on to become an indispensable tool for writers, journalists, politicians and students, as well as a perennial best seller for three decades.
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