Complete Idiot's Guide to Learning Yiddish by Rabbi Benjamin Blech

By Rabbi Benjamin Blech

You’re no fool, of course.  you could serve up a median s’il vous plaît in a French bistro, dwell los angeles vida loca for an evening of margaritas, and deal with a sayonara! after sushi, sake, and karaoke. but if it involves throwing round a bit Yiddish, you are feeling like a complete nebbish! Don’t throw up your arms in a helpless “Oy, vey” simply but! the entire Idiot’s consultant® to studying Yiddish is your advisor to this certain tongue, even if you’re tackling principles of grammar or simply throwing round a few key terms so that you sound rather less goyish. during this entire Idiot’s advisor® you get: --A interesting rationalization of ways and why Yiddish constructed. --An effortless advent to the Yiddish alphabet, in addition to to the distinct sound of Yiddish. --All the Yiddish you’ll desire for speaking with friends and family or for bargain-hunting on New York’s reduce East aspect. --A treasury of Yiddish phrases and words for every little thing.  

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Zikher ken ikh em. " "Ah, yes, yes," yells the man from Minsk, "that Chaim. Sure I know him. '' Â < previous page page_145 next page > If you like this book, buy it! < previous page page_147 next page > 63 64 Page 147 Chapter 14 Let's Go on Vacation All work and no play doesn't only make Jack a dull personaccording to Judaism, it is also strictly forbidden. Jews gave the world the concept of Sabbath, a day of rest. Jews still commemorate Passover as the festival of freedom that brought their slavery in Egypt to an end.

Can I try this on? Tsi ken ikh es bashtelen? Can I order one? Ven zol ikh es opnemen? When can I call for it? Vi lang vet es gedoyeren? How long will it take? Tsi kent ir es hoben greyt oyf heynt in ovent? Can you have it ready this evening? Es past mir. It looks good on me. Pakt es ayn, zayt azoy gut. Wrap this up, please. Ikh vil es mitnemen mit zikh. I'll take it with me. Tsi kent ir mir dos shiken? Can you send it to me? 57 58 Vemen zol ikh batsolen? Whom do I pay? Shikt mir a kheshbon. Bill me.

Asceticism is a sin. To have a good time is to make use of life as God Himself intended. So, loz undz zikh freyenlet us be happy. Es iz gut tsu zingen un tantsenit's good to sing and dance. As the Yiddish proverb puts it, Es iz beser tsu leben in nakhes aider tsu shtarben in tsarit's better to live in joy than to die in sorrow. In this spirit, Â < previous page page_135 next page > If you like this book, buy it! < previous page page_136 next page > Page 136 let's spend a chapter having a ball and really enjoying ourselves.

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