Nonfiction: Why Are Jews Funny?

Nonfiction: Why Are Jews Funny?

Jeremy Dauber’s “Jewish Comedy” looks at laughter across more than 2,000 years.

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  • A Hasidic Woman's Journey Out of an Arranged Marriage – and the Closet
    Monsey has a large Haredi, or ultra-Orthodox, community. Chavie is the granddaughter of a distinguished rabbi; her father devoted his life to bringing secular Jews closer to religion; and her brothers were considered prodigies of religious learning.
    01/23/2018 - 2:53 am | View Link
  • Martin Luther King’s Uncertain Jewish Legacy
    “As the tensions and bewilderment of economic problems become more severe, history(’s) scapegoats, the Jews, will be joined by new scapegoats, the Negroes. The Hitlers will seek to divert people’s minds and turn their frustrations and anger to the ...
    01/23/2018 - 12:15 am | View Link
  • Israel set to win its war on African refugees
    Some marginalized Jews blame their hardships on Israeli governments past and present, and on the economic elites they serve. They see other disadvantaged groups in Israeli society not as rivals scrambling for scraps in a zero-sum battle royale, but as ...
    01/21/2018 - 7:00 pm | View Link
  • Liberal New York Jews Must Engage With Orthodox — History Proves It
    You hear it everywhere now: anxiety about America’s Jewish future. Panel discussions and synagogue sermons and angsty op-eds, alarmed missives with a touch of bewilderment, all wondering about the right way forward. We’re intermarrying, assimilating ...
    01/21/2018 - 9:23 am | View Link
  • How the seizure of a US spy ship by North Korea nearly sparked nuclear war
    On that night in the snow, Russell had visions of Nazi mass graves, Poles, Russians and Jews shot and bundled into hastily dug holes by the SS. But after what felt like an eternity of walking, the men came upon a small building. Inside were taps and ...
    01/20/2018 - 11:07 am | View Link
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  • LJ Nonfiction | Review Alert, November 15, 2017
    Below is a list of Nonfiction titles to be reviewed in the November 15, 2017, issue of Library Journal. These lists include pertinent publisher and ...
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    Case Against Judaism. Jews and ideas. Jews and media. Jews and wars. Jews and fanatic. Jews and college subjects. Jews in history. Jews and wars.
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    For a distinguished and appropriately documented book of nonfiction by an American author that is not eligible for consideration in any other category, Fifteen ...
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