Jewish Journal

Allan Nadler

  • A Bissel ‘Kvetch’ Goes a Long Way

    September 29, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    "Born to Kvetch: Yiddish Language and Culture in All of Its Moods" by Michael Wex (St. Martin's Press, $24.95).

    If you asked me whether I enjoyed Michael Wex's hilarious and learned book, "Born to Kvetch," I would find myself in an impossible quandary. To admit the rare pleasure I...