Cover

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Frontmatter

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Contents

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p. vii

Acknowledgments

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pp. ix-x

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Introduction

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pp. xi-xxii

Back in high school, a gentile friend of the family was invited for Sunday brunch. The table was set, as any good Jewish Sunday breakfast table would be, with bagels, cream cheese, and—a treat for us—a fish platter from the deli. “Help yourself to some bagels and lox,” the guest was instructed, to which she replied, “I’ve never had it before. Can I try just one lock?” That’s a true story. And it’s stories like this one that made us realize how many familiar Jewish words are not as well-known to mainstream America. ...

A-Z Guide

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pp. 1-195

Bibliography

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pp. 197-199

Category Lists

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pp. 200-210