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Abe's son arrives home from school puffing and panting, sweat rolling down his face.

"Dad, you'll be so proud of me" he says, "I saved a dollar by running behind the bus all the way home."

"Oy," says Abe. "You could have run behind a taxi and saved $20!"



Two beggars were sitting next to each other. One holds a sign saying, "Please help the war veteran," and the other holds a sign saying, "Please help a poor Jew."

People pass by, and even those who didn't intend to give money to either of them, give to the first beggar just to upset the Jew.

One good man passes by and gives money equally to both. He then says to the Jew: "Why don't  you change your sign? Don't you know that nobody will give money to a Jew?"

As he walks, the Jew turns to the other beggar and says, "Chaim, he would teach US how to do business?!"



A Lebanese Arab emigrated to America sixty years ago and accumulated great wealth. Upon his death, the rich man stipulated in his will that his hundred million dollar bequest was to be divided equally among his three closest friends: a Catholic, A Protestant and a Jew. There was only one small provision: Each of the heirs was required to deposit one hundred thousand dollars in the coffin before it was lowered into the ground to prove their good faith while the will was in probate.

As the coffin was about to be closed for the last time, the Catholic quickly deposited his hundred thousand dollars into the casket. The Protestant followed suit and placed his hundred thousand dollars besides the Catholic's money. The Jew reached into the coffin, withdrew the two hundred thousand dollars cash and replaced it with a check for three hundred thousand dollars.


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לֵב שָׂמֵחַ יֵיטִב גֵּהָה וְרוּחַ נְכֵאָה תְּיַבֶּשׁ־גָּרֶם׃

A merry heart doeth good like a medicine;
but a broken spirit drieth the bones.

(Proverbs 17:22)


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