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Book Review | The First Book of Jewish Jokes edited by Elliott Oring

16:37 28 September in 2018 September-October, Arts & Culture

The First Book of Jewish Jokes Edited by Elliott Oring Translated by Michaela Lang Indiana University Press 2018, 176 pp, $65 [divider] It’s the inherent vice of joke books that their jokes are stale, wizened, practically in full beards. Paper doesn’t just flatten the delivery; it kills. (Take my joke—please!) There’s...