Typically Jewish

Typically Jewish

Book - 2019
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"In eight "trait" chapters --Worrying, Kvelling, Dying, Noshing, Laughing, Detecting, Dwelling, and Joining-- "more deli than deity" writer Nancy Kalikow Maxwell offers ancient and contemporary insight into what it means to be "typically Jewish" today in America. The following "Typically Jewish, Atypically Fun" Discussion Guide gets participants schmoozing on how they live, love, work, eat, and even plan to die as Jews." --
Publisher: Lincoln :, University of Nebraska Press ;, Philadelphia :, The Jewish Publication Society,, [2019]
ISBN: 9780827613027
Branch Call Number: 973.0492 Maxwell 02/2019
Characteristics: xxiii, 315 pages ;,23 cm


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A spirited examination of the essence of Jewishness. Acknowledging that Jews "don't know if we are a religion, a civilization, an ethnic group, a race, all or none of the above," librarian and journalist Maxwell (Sacred Stacks: The Higher Purpose of Libraries) maintains, nevertheless, t... Read More »

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