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Kasher In The Rye

Author : Moshe Kasher
ISBN : 9781455504954
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Rising young comedian Moshe Kasher is lucky to be alive. He started using drugs when he was just 12. At that point, he had already been in psychoanlysis for 8 years. By the time he was 15, he had been in and out of several mental institutions, drifting from therapy to rehab to arrest to...you get the picture. But KASHER IN THE RYE is not an "eye opener" to the horrors of addiction. It's a hilarious memoir about the absurdity of it all. When he was a young boy, Kasher's mother took him on a vacation to the West Coast. Well it was more like an abduction. Only not officially. She stole them away from their father and they moved to Oakland , California. That's where the real fun begins, in the war zone of Oakland Public Schools. He was more than just out of control-his mother walked him around on a leash, which he chewed through and ran away. Those early years read like part Augusten Burroughs, part David Sedaris, with a touch of Jim Carrol...but a lot more Jewish. In fact, Kasher later spends time in a Brooklyn Hasidic community. Then came addicition... Brutally honest and laugh-out-loud funny, Kasher's first literary endeavor finds humor in even the most horrifying situations.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Careers In Undercover Narcotics Investigation

Author : Linda Bickerstaff
ISBN : 9781477717073
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 63.10 MB
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Undercover narcotics investigators enforce laws involving dangerous drugs, and it takes an extraordinary amount of knowledge, training, skill, personal integrity, and courage to do the job. Those who choose this career have to be controlled risk-takers who can follow orders and handle stress and frustration creatively. The action-packed narrative includes engaging color photographs and sidebars about an undercover agent in a high school, the National Police Officer Selection Test, the NYPD Cadet Corps, and DEA Special Agent Timothy Sellars, among others. The text examines all aspects of career preparation (even in high school), duties, perks, and pitfalls of the job.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Pastrami On Rye

Author : Ted Merwin
ISBN : 9780814760130
Genre : History
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Winner of the 2015 National Jewish Book Award in Education and Jewish Identity from the Jewish Book Council For much of the twentieth century, the New York Jewish deli was an iconic institution in both Jewish and American life. As a social space it rivaled—and in some ways surpassed—the synagogue as the primary gathering place for the Jewish community. In popular culture it has been the setting for classics like When Harry Met Sally. And today, after a long period languishing in the trenches of the hopelessly old-fashioned, it is experiencing a nostalgic resurgence. Pastrami on Rye is the first full-length history of the New York Jewish deli. The deli, argues Ted Merwin, reached its full flowering not in the immigrant period, as some might assume, but in the interwar era, when the children of Jewish immigrants celebrated the first flush of their success in America by downing sandwiches and cheesecake in theater district delis. But it was the kosher deli that followed Jews as they settled in the outer boroughs of the city, and that became the most tangible symbol of their continuing desire to maintain a connection to their heritage. Ultimately, upwardly mobile American Jews discarded the deli as they transitioned from outsider to insider status in the middle of the century. Now contemporary Jews are returning the deli to cult status as they seek to reclaim their cultural identities. Richly researched and compellingly told, Pastrami on Rye gives us the surprising story of a quintessential New York institution.
Category: History


Author : Palestine
ISBN : UOM:35112102060698
Genre : Law
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Judaism Made Simple Flash

Author : C. M. Hoffman
ISBN : 9781444141443
Genre : Religion
File Size : 70.34 MB
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The books in this bite-sized new series contain no complicated techniques or tricky materials, making them ideal for the busy, the time-pressured or the merely curious. Judaism Made Simple is a short and to-the-point guide to Judaism. In just 96 pages, the reader will learn all about the history, beliefs and traditions of this major world faith. Ideal for the busy, the time-pressured or the merely curious, Judaism Made Simple is a quick, no-effort way to break into this fascinating topic. discover the Torah learn about synagogues find out what is kosher look at jewish festivals think about the holocaust
Category: Religion

Tropical Bob S Where To Eat In Hawaii

Author : Bob Kasher
ISBN : 0973433329
Genre : Travel
File Size : 63.39 MB
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A guide to what's ethnic, what's unique, and what's great in cuisine in the Hawaiian Islands. Unique in its scope it covers restaurants, cafes, bakeries, markets, even street vendors on all the islands giving you a comprehensive range of culinary delights to enjoy. A true insider's guide written by a Native Hawaiian.
Category: Travel

Passport S Guide To Ethnic Toronto

Author : Robert Kasher
ISBN : 0844289930
Genre : Travel
File Size : 40.19 MB
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"Ethnic Toronto" is your passport to the world's most multicultural city. This handy guidebook presents the rich tapestry of ethnic communities as it takes you through a treasure trove of restaurants, shops, bakeries, food shops, cultural associations, churches, nightclubs, festivals, and parades.
Category: Travel