Empty the Ocean with a Spoon: Growing Up with the Customs, Traditions and Superstitions of a Jewish Home Rosalie Sogolow

ISBN: 9781564742933

Published: May 1st 1999

Paperback

251 pages


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Empty the Ocean with a Spoon: Growing Up with the Customs, Traditions and Superstitions of a Jewish Home  by  Rosalie Sogolow

Empty the Ocean with a Spoon: Growing Up with the Customs, Traditions and Superstitions of a Jewish Home by Rosalie Sogolow
May 1st 1999 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 251 pages | ISBN: 9781564742933 | 7.56 Mb

A cornucopia of culture, this book is filled with Yiddish expressions and proverbs- traditions of love, marriage, food, and children- home remedies and cooking- manners and morals- religion- folk tales- and superstitions (bubbe meises). It alsoMoreA cornucopia of culture, this book is filled with Yiddish expressions and proverbs- traditions of love, marriage, food, and children- home remedies and cooking- manners and morals- religion- folk tales- and superstitions (bubbe meises).

It also includes colorful accounts by people from all walks of life, including two rabbis, a cantor who is a seventh-generation Sabra, comedy writers, and journalists -- all recalling their own formative years and the Jewish influence in their lives.Whimsically illustrated by Jan Golden, this is a warm historical treasure for all Americans. Traveling down the road of nostalgia, the reader doesnt have to be Jewish to enjoy Empty the Ocean with a Spoon. But it couldnt hurt.



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