Yiddish yoga
Read Online
Share

Yiddish yoga Ruthie"s adventures in love, loss, and the lotus position by Lisa Grunberger

  • 157 Want to read
  • ·
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Newmarket Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Grandmothers -- Fiction,
  • Yoga -- Fiction,
  • Widows -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementLisa Grunberger, Ph.D.
GenreFiction
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3607.R754 Y53 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23218549M
ISBN 109781557048356
LC Control Number2009017796

Download Yiddish yoga

PDF EPUB FB2 MOBI RTF

She has taught yoga for many years, and is also a published poet and performer. A native New Yorker from Long Island who grew up with an Israeli mother and a Viennese father, Lisa was immersed in Yiddishkeit from a young age. Yiddish Yoga is her first book.5/5(1). Yiddish Yoga is a poignant, witty, and human story of love in its many expressions—between grandmother and granddaughter, between an older woman and her younger yoga teacher, between a widow and her beloved husband of fifty years. "I love Yiddish Yoga! It could be the new Haiku for Jews or Zen Judaism."—Susan Weis, Breathe Books, Baltimore " Yiddish Yoga is ultimately a short story about transformation, a warm and likable tale about letting go of the past, and living in the moment.3/5(4). Yiddish Yoga Summary Yiddish Yoga - Meet Ruthie: a recently widowed New York City Jewish grandmother who doesn't necessarily come to yoga with the most open of minds. But when her granddaughter Stephanie gives her a year of yoga classes as a gift ("I think it will help you grieve, Bubby"), she doesn't want to risk offending her.

Oct 13,  · She has taught yoga for many years, and is also a published poet and performer. A native New Yorker from Long Island who grew up with an Israeli mother and a Viennese father, Lisa was immersed in Yiddishkeit from a young age. Yiddish Yoga is her first book. May 25,  · "The cartoon book Yiddische Yoga: OYsanas for Every Generation is a funny, affectionate commentary on the stresses of contemporary Jewish life and its adaptation of Eastern spiritual practices. Four Neshama (Spirit) Guides represent Jews of diverse generations and demographics who, despite their differences, share a loving if complicated connection to family, Reviews: 3. Meet Ruthie: a recently widowed New York City Jewish grandmother who doesn't necessarily come to yoga with the most open of minds. But when her granddaughter Stephanie gives her a year of yoga . The Decade of Discovery is a new initiative of the Yiddish Book Center designed to foster a deeper understanding of Yiddish and modern Jewish culture. Beginning with the Center’s 40th anniversary in , and continuing for each of the next ten years, the Center will select an annual theme.

The Book Expo was a ball! People like to kvetch and stretch and schmooze with me for hours. But it's good to be home and back in my yoga routine. Next stop: The American Library Association Conference in Chicago, the windy city. But not until July. Yiddish Yoga is an absolutey delightful little book (just a little over pages) of musings on Yoga by the author (in the voice of Ruthie our main character) Lisa Grunberger. Ruthie is an older lady who has just lost her husband - somewhat lost, her granddaugher decides to pay for Ruthie's yoga lessons/5(12). Yiddish Yoga is a poignant, witty, and human story of love in its many expressions—between grandmother and granddaughter, between an older woman and her younger yoga teacher, between a widow and her beloved husband of fifty years.4/5. Follow these Neshama (Spirit) Guides’ comedic journey through yiddische yoga poses, meditation and chanting. It’ll make you laugh a lot. And plotz a little. A good read and a great gift for Jews of (almost) every ilk and generation. “A good gift for those with a sense of humor.” —Intermountain Jewish News.