"Each of the twenty-one stories is an evocative "reporting" of the narrator's encounters with people who daily ride Jerusalem's bus lines, among them, housewives, Chasids, a blind man, a shoemaker - bus drivers themselves. The tone of Birstein's Yiddishized Hebrew is wry and empathic, savoring the individuality of these many characters"-- Provided by publisher.
Video — 1 videodisc (53 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
"Yosl Birshteyn may be the last Jewish writer to have inhabited a create life in two national languages -- Yiddish and Hebrew. Not only did he write and publish in them, but he also mastered the art of storytelling in both as well."--Container.