A Treasury of Jewish Anecdotes

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A collection of humorous, sentimental and instructive stories about both prominent and relatively unknown Jewish personalities from biblical times to the present. The anecdotes were selected to reveal characteristics of Jewish life and Jewish history. Arranged alphabetically by personality, the subjects includes Moses, Job, Rabbi Akiva, Hillel, and Maimonides, as well as Sholom Aleichem, Theodor Herzl, and even Harpo Marx.