About the Book
From the creators of the wildly popular Six-Word Memoir® project and bestselling book series comes ":Oy! Only Six? Why Not More? Six-Word Memoirs on Jewish Life" that captures the complexity, humor, conflict and passion about the Jewish experience today—six words at a time.
Six-Word Memoirs on Jewish Life offers stories of faith and family, duty and identity, celebration and tsuris from Jews across the world, many being published in a book for the first time. The book also includes pithy takes on Jewish life from machers like Larry David, Henry Winkler, Maira Kalman, Buck Henry, Gary Shteyngart, Tovah Feldshuh, and two Safran Foers (Jonathan Safran Foer and his mother, Esther).
Features & Details
- Category Religion & Spirituality
5×8 in, 13×20 cm
- Publish Date Feb 14, 2013
- Language English
- Tags Ed Koch, Larry David, chicken soup, Bat Mitzvah, Bar Mitzvah, Jonathan Safron Foer, Yom Kippur, Rosh Hashanah, A.J. Jacobs, Daniel Hander, Henry Winkler, Maira Kalman, Holocaust, Israel, Judaism, memoir, storytelling, religion, Jewish, Mother, Jew, Hanukkah, Chanukah, Passover
SMITH Magazine (smithmag.net) and SMITH Teens (smithteens.com) are the homes of the Six-Word Memoir® project, a bestselling five-book series, board game, calendar, live event series, and global phenomenon. SMITH founder, Larry Smith, has spoken on the power of personal storytelling, how to engage an audience, and the way he made a simple idea spread quickly at PopTech, the AARP 50+ Convention, and the GEL Conference. His presentation at the 2011 SXSW Interactive Festival, “How to Create an Internet Phenomenon for Peanuts,” was called “Most Inspirational” by KQED Radio. He’s spoken and led workshops at companies such as ESPN, Dell, Shutterfly, Morgan Stanley, Google, as well as at foundations, nonprofits, and schools across the country. For more on Larry Smith's speaking and "Six@Work" team building program, visit http://smithmag.net/larrysmith.