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The New Joys of Yiddish

by Leo Rosten and Lawrence Bush

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Thoroughly updated and revised, a new edition of the informal dictionary describes the history and folklore behind Yiddish and Hebrew words and provides literal translations, hundreds of new entries, pronunciation tips, Talmudic and biblical references, and an English-to-Yiddish index.