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What Is A Mensch?

I HAVE ALWAYS been amazed at how words from a language that was so close to dying out have become so mainstream. Thanks to its recent revival, people of all faiths, cultures, and nationalities use Yiddish in their everyday conversations. Words like putz, chutzpah, tush, kvetch, nosh, schlep, schmooze, and others are heard in mainstream media, used online, and integrated ... Read More »

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