Thoughts From A Unicorn

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MaNishtana was born in 1982 into an African-American Orthodox Jewish family that traces its African-American Jewish roots seven generations back. He currently lives in Brooklyn with his wife, Shoshana. As the blogger behind MaNishtana's Musings, he works to nurture unity and strengthen multifaceted identity within the Jew of Color community, and invites all to participate in the conversation. As the founder of, an online dating site for Jews of Color, MaNishtana helps Jews of Color searching for their zivug (or beshert) find that special someone to build their lifetime with.

A social activist more by chance than choice, his life's true passions include a constant quest for the best rum or scotch, 1940's films, and winning arguments through proliferous use of sarcasm. He can be reached at

Thoughts From A Unicorn

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Authored by MaNishtana

African-American and Orthodox Jewish blogger MaNishtana’s "not-autobiography” Thoughts from a Unicorn is a witty, straight-talking collection of memoirs, essays, and a few haikus that will take you on a journey of laughs, tears, self-reflection, learning, and peanut butter & jelly sandwiches. Full of insight, reflections on personal experiences, fond memories and honest regrets, this book will have you reaching for the tissue box sitting next to the pen and notepad you’ll want to keep on hand just to remember more than a few points. As any reader of his blog, MaNishtana's Musings (, knows, his sharp humor cuts straight to the core of a matter. You’ll never be left guessing, but maybe wondering, at the end of each chapter.

Publication Date:
0615747582 / 9780615747583
Page Count:
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
6" x 9"
Black and White
Related Categories:
Biography & Autobiography / Cultural Heritage

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