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Can Yiddish Humor Topple the Tower of Babel?

4 monthes ago   |   By Pop Matters

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Those who know the practice of Friends episodes being titled "The one where..." or "The one with..." will find themselves on familiar ground with The Jewish Joke : A Short History - with Punchlines, the one where every chapter is titled "How do you tell the difference between..." What is particularly intriguing about this is that Devorah Baum argues that everyone can find themselves at home with a Jewish joke. She's practiced in this argument, as the author of previous book entitled Feeling Jewish : A Book for Just About Anyone .
It's remarkable that a book about feeling Jewish is a...
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