Goldblatt," inquired little Yossele of his teacher,
"there's something I can't figure out."
can't you figure out?" inquired Mr. Goldblatt.
"Well, the children of Israel crossed the Red Sea,
"That's right, Yossele."
the children of Israel beat up the Philistines,
the children of Israel built the Temple, right?"
"Right again, Yossie."
the children of Israel fought the Egyptians and the
Romans and were always doing important stuff,
you're correct. So what is your question?
"Well, when the children of Israel were doing all
this stuff, what were the grown-ups doing?"
AN OLDER MAN'S CONCERN
had just turned eighty and his family threw a party
to celebrate; but while talking to his children and
grandchildren during the party, Joshua became
concerned that his memory was in serious decline.
day he went to see doctor Levy about it.
"l'm really worried about my memory," Joshua
"How's that?" asked the doctor, "Can you give me an
"Well," replied Joshua, "I'm having a hard time
remembering even the simplest things. During my
party yesterday, I couldn't even remember the names
of my grandchildren or where they lived. I'm really
"Well I wouldn't worry about it too much," comforted
the doctor. "By tomorrow you'll forget all about