The late Leo Rosten was the author of The Return of H*Y*M*A*N K*A*P*L*A*N, Captain Newman, M.D., and countless other books, articles, and screenplays. Lawrence Bush is the author of several books about American Judaism, and is the editor of Reconstructionism Today. He lives in Accord, New York.
More than a quarter of a century ago, Leo Rosten published the first comprehensive and hilariously entertaining lexicon of the colorful and deeply expressive language of Yiddish. Said “to give body and soul to the Yiddish language,” The Joys o...[SEE MORE]