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(Yiddish) aggravating trouble

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If Jewish life cannot thrive in an open environment of opportunity, choice, freethinking, affluence, success, and first-class statusif we really do need tsuris, czars, pogroms, poverty, insularity, closed minds, and anti-Semitism to keep us Jewishthen Jewish life as we know it will not, and should not, survive the first half of the twenty-first century.
To the uninitiated, it's hard to understand why all the tsuris.
Devil, Not-Quite-White, Rootless Cosmopolitan Tsuris in Latin America, The Bronx, and the USSR," in Composing Ethnography: Alternative Forms of Qualitative Writing, Carolyn Ellis and Arthur Bochner, eds.
The Tsuris [NYMag] Earlier: Perry's Ascent Heralds Israel's Rise as Issue The Problem With Perry
Aron's tsuris over his small stature is made worse by his vulgar parents, whose biggest worry is keeping up appearances.
He would visit her backstage as she passed through his hometown of Chicago, touring in such classics as "Yetta, the Bialy Girl" and "A Whole Lot of Tsuris.
The online Urban Dictionary calls it "a Yiddish phrase for worries, stress or hassle," giving this example: "Oy, Zelda, I don't want to be a kvetch, but I've got tsuris up to here.
O'Neill's Pritchett is rooted in the contempo archetype of the affluent husband and father whose midlife tsuris leads him to divorce and to take a younger, trophy wife.
Much of the media's tsuris is less religious or political than personal.
PATRICIA: After all the tsuris our young souls went through.
Johnson chronicles the responses of Brits to all sorts of Jewish tsuris, from the Romanian anti-Semitism of the 1860s and 1870s to the infamous Kishinev pogrom of 1903, also offering a wide-ranging survey of "Ostjuden in the British mindset.
A SERIOUS MAN': OY, SUCH TSURIS In the Coen brothers' prologue and concern with Jewish tradition, one can see glimpses of "Fiddler on the Roof' and "Yentl.
There is reason to suspect, since law and order is his background, that he would've had the Flatbush boycotters immediately arrested, leading to God knows what kind of tsuris.
On last night's show, after consulting his Mideast Tsuris Information Tcenter ("Where debate is never cut offit's circumcised"), Stephen Colbert sat down with Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren.