One-Minute Book Reviews

April 6, 2012

Do You “Celebrate” or “Observe” Passover and Easter? Quote of the Day

Filed under: Easter,Passover,Quotes of the Day — 1minutebookreviewswordpresscom @ 10:13 am
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I’ve been celebrating Easter all my life, but I paid little attention to the difference between “celebrate” and “observe” until I read S.I. Wisenberg’s breast-cancer memoir, The Adventures of Cancer Bitch (University of Iowa Press, 2009). It includes this quote from the comedian Lenny Bruce:

“Lenny Bruce said Jews observe; goyim celebrate.”

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