The Newish Jewish Encyclopedia is a deeply knowing, highly entertaining and slightly irreverent 320 page Unorthodox Guide to Everything Jewish (and Jew-ish), from Abraham to Zabar's. Covers culture, religion, history, habits, language and much more! Readers will refresh their knowledge of the Patriarchs and Matriarchs, the artistry of Barbra Streisand, the significance of the Oslo Accords, the meaning of words like balaboosta,balagan, bashert, and bageling. Learn how the Jews invented Hollywood and understand all the major and minor holidays, all in one book! Includes hundreds of photos, charts, infographics and illustrations.
Hardcover, 320 pages, by Stephanie Butnick, Liel Leibovitz, Mark Oppenheimer and Tablet.