Jews with Tools. Incredible True Stories of Life in Jewburbia

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20th Century (multiple decades)

Jonathan Horovitz

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Welcome to Jews with Tools, True Stories of Life in Jewburbia Written by Jon Horovitz, JWT is a tongue-in-cheek and self-effacing look at how certain members of this time honored religion actually live up to the stereotype that Jewish people are clueless when trying to fix or repair simple things. But as you’ll see, some take it a step further and actually try their best to conquer snow blowers, chainsaws, leaf blowers and everything else with moving parts. Based on all true stories, Jews with Tools, True Stories of Life in Jewburbia is guaranteed to make you laugh as you will no doubt recognized some of your friends and neighbors as they try to exist in a world where tools rule, and usually win!


Memoir, Satire,

Short Summary

Being brought up Jewish and living up to the cliche' that Jewish people can't do anything for themselves, our protagonist begins a life-long journey of trying to fit in with skilled carpenters, craftsmen and anyone else with basic life skills.

It is better to let well enough alone than to try and do something yourself!


Various locations of where the author has lived and caused a lot of damage with his lack of understanding of how things work!

Based on a True Story


Plot - Premise

,Satire, Man against Machine

Plot - Other Elements

,If you continue to fail, try and try again.

Mature Audience Themes


Main Character Details

Name: Jon (the author)

Age: 60

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Insecure, Naive, Adventurous, Aspiring, Clumsy, Confident, Funny

Additional Character Details

Name: Various friends encountered on the life journey



Role: Antagonist

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About The Author

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender:

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2012

Hard Copy Available



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