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    • Born to Kvetch

    • Yiddish Language and Culture in All of Its Moods
    • By: Michael Wex
    • Narrated by: Michael Wex
    • Length: 10 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 138
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 61

    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 and expressions paint a comprehensive picture of the mind-set that enabled the Jews of Europe to survive persecution: they never stopped kvetching about God, gentiles, children, and everything else.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Yiddish Self Defense Lesson

    • By Michael on 06-19-06
    • Yiddish Language and Culture in All of Its Moods
    • By: Michael Wex
    • Narrated by: Michael Wex
    • Length: 10 hrs and 22 mins
    • Release date: 03-15-06
    • 3.5 out of 5 stars 138 ratings

    Regular price: $25.09

    • Just Say Nu

    • Yiddish for Every Occasion (When English Just Won't Do)
    • By: Michael Wex
    • Narrated by: Michael Wex
    • Length: 6 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Just say Nu is a practical guide to using Yiddish words and expressions in day-to-day situations. Along with enough grammar to enable readers to put together a comprehensible sentence and avoid embarrassing mistakes, Wex also explains the five most useful Yiddish words, shoyn, nu, epes, takeh, and nebakh.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Really Funny

    • By Margie on 06-03-18
    • Yiddish for Every Occasion (When English Just Won't Do)
    • By: Michael Wex
    • Narrated by: Michael Wex
    • Length: 6 hrs and 37 mins
    • Release date: 10-04-07
    • 4 out of 5 stars 22 ratings

    Regular price: $23.93