Shiksa in the Kitchen

Our first Christmas together Doug bought me a Page-A-Day Yiddish calendar.  It came with a word, a meaning, and the word used in a sentence.  He laughingly turned to the page that read Shiksa; the non-Jewish girl who is dating your son.  “Just because I am a shiksa doesn’t mean I don’t know a word or two of Yiddish!”  I found that a lot of common words are actually Yiddish and enjoyed listening to Doug’s Bubbie (grandmother) use words interspersed in her sentences and have learned quite a few words in my time with his lovely family.  Another thing I … Continue reading Shiksa in the Kitchen