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Your Six Word Gift For Dad

With Father’s Day just around the corner, today is your last day to submit your six word tribute on your Jewish father or grandfather.

The Forward’s six-word memoir project is conducted in conjunction with Larry Smith, editor of SMITH Magazine, home of the Six-Word Memoir®. Larry and the Forward staff will pick our 12 favorites and publish them in the Forward for Father’s Day. Those people will receive a copy of the new book “Oy! Only Six? Why Not More? Six-Word Memoirs on Jewish Life,” published in collaboration with the Jewish cultural mavens at Reboot.

Jewish Dad: Adam Sandler and his daughter pose for the installation of his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Image by Getty Images

For inspiration, here are a few examples about Jewish fathers culled from SMITH Magazine’s library of six-word memoirs. For more examples, check out smithmag.net/jewish. Please enter the form below before 6:00 today.

Putz! Schmuck! Noodnik! Nebbish!” “Sheket, Dad!”
— Jim Gladstone

Displaced dad makes smoked meat sandwich.
— Hal Niedzviecki

Zayde refuses to die without great-grandchildren.
— Leslie Stonebraker

Yes, Dad, we have enough food.
— Alan D. Abbey

Catholic dad, Jewish daughters. Just right.
— Chris Bruhl

Living on LES. Zayde would plotz.
— Debra Darvick

This survey is now closed. Six Words on the Jewish Father will be published online and in print soon.

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