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Mentsh

Mentsh

on being Jewish and queer

by

  • 285 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Alyson Books in Los Angeles .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Homosexuality -- Religious aspects -- Judaism,
  • Jewish gay men,
  • Jewish lesbians

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references

    Statementedited by Angela Brown
    ContributionsBrown, Angela, 1970-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM729.H65 M46 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 380 p. ;
    Number of Pages380
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17131497M
    ISBN 101555838502
    LC Control Number2004048571

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How to Be a Mentsh. How to Be a Mentsh (and Not a Shmuck) is a self-help book from a Talmudic perspective. “Michael Wex’s new book is just superb. In How to Be a Mentsh (and Not a Shmuck), Wex convincingly argues that the great Jewish language called Yiddish carries in its vocabulary some of the great truths of Jewish ethics, above all how to be decent to other people.

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The book shows how people have acted like shumcks and the author describes how people can change/5. Mensch (Yiddish: מענטש ‎ mentsh, cognate with the German word Mensch meaning a "human being") means "a person of integrity and honor".

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Michael Wex, New York Times bestselling author of Born to Kvetch and Just Say Nu, draws on sources that range from the Talmud and Yiddish proverbs.

How to Be a Mentsh (and Not a Shmuck)By Michael Wex(HarperCollins; pages; $)Readers might have got the impression from Michael Wex's first book, "Born to Kvetch," a fascinating and funny. Michael Wex's new book "How to be a Mentsh (& not a Shmuck) couldn't be more timely. Not only is it the perfect read for those doing the spiritual house cleaning that goes with the imminent Jewish New Year, it also lets one appreciate the poetic justice of an item like this (culled from a CNN news story): "By early Thursday, genuine tweets about Wilson were interspersed with 5/5(5).

Posted here with a modern commentary and discussion guide is the first chapter of the original book on how to be a mentsh, the Sayings of the Sages, in Hebrew Pirkei Avot.

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Michael Wex is best known for his New York Times best-selling book on the history and development of Yiddish, Born to follow-up Just Say Nu took up where Kvetch left off – providing vocabulary for those wanting to try out their Yiddish.

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