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Michael Wex

Michael Wex
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Michael Wex is a novelist, professor, translator (including the only Yiddish translation of The Threepenny Opera), lecturer, and performer. He's been hailed "a Yiddish national treasure" and is one of the leading lights in the current revival of Yiddish, lecturing widely on Yiddish and Jewish culture. He lives and shmoozes in Toronto.

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Just Say Nu by Michael Wex--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt and hear Michael Wex read from his book Just Say Nu: Yiddish for Every Occasion (When English Just Won't Do). Just say Nu is a practical guide to using Yiddish words and expressions in day-to-day situations.

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Rhapsody in Schmaltz

Michael Wex
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Press

Bagels, deli sandwiches and gefilte fish are only a few of the Jewish foods to have crossed into American culture and onto American plates. Rhapsody in Schmaltz traces the history and social...

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Shlepping the Exile

Michael Wex
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Press

Svelte and supple as unleavened bread, Shlepping the Exile rends the shmaltz from Jewish fiction and replaces it with a pound of real flesh.

It's the story of Yoine Levkes, a hassidic...

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Just Say Nu

Michael Wex
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Press

From the author of the hilarious bestseller Born to Kvetch comes an indispensable guide to the Yiddish language

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Born To Kvetch

Michael Wex
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Press

As the main spoken language of the Jews for more than a thousand years, Yiddish has had plenty to lament, plenty to conceal. Its phrases, idioms, and expressions paint a comprehensive picture of...

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