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Jewish jocks

Franklin Foier

Jewish jocks

an unorthodox hall of fame

by Franklin Foier

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Published by Twelve in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jewish athletes,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Franklin Foier and Marc Tracy
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV697.A1 J478 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25323589M
    ISBN 109781455516131
    LC Control Number2012016146

      Howard Cosell is considered a “Jewish Jock,” as is the labor lawyer Marvin Miller, who helped create baseball’s free agency. Rothstein gets one of the most socially trenchant essays; the. Edited by Franklin Foer and Marc Tracy. Hachette/Twelve, $ (p) ISBN

    The Ultimate Book of Jewish Jokes", was one of only five humor books nominated for a Quill Book Award If you have any jokes, comments or suggestions, please email me at [email protected]   The Jew jokes have been so finely delivered that you would love to keep on reading. Here we have some of the funny punch lines and one-liners that allow you to have fun and there is nothing serious in these jokes. If you think you can control your laughter read some of the Jew jokes and then we will see what happens.

    A Jewish man walks into a bar and sits down. He has a few drinks, then he sees a Chinese man and punches him in the face. "Owch!" the Chinese man says. "What was that for?" "That was for Pearl Harbor," the Jewish man says. "But I'm Chinese!" "Chinese, Japanese, what's the difference?" And the Jewish man sits back down.   Interview Highlights. On how their book is different from other books about Jewish athletes. Foer: "We went out to our favorite writers, our favorite novelists and journalists and economists and historians and asked them to write about their favorite Jewish jocks. And it's really a portrait of Jewish life in this country, and more than that, it's a portrait of the history of sports and the.


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