The perfect book for busy parents, One Minute Jewish Stories retells twenty Jewish folk tales and Old Testament stories in a simple and succinct One-Minute format. Familiar and fresh, important and entertaining, these carefully condensed stories are sure to delight children and adults. Readers will recognize tales of Abraham and the idols, Hanukkah, Purim, and the wisdom of Hillel. Lesser-known tales of Herschel the Ukrainian, who was known for his jokes, tricks, and sense of humor, will become new favorites. Authored by world-famous ventriloquist Shari Lewis, otherwise known as Lamb Chop's Mother.