elderly Jewish ladies at a resort in the Catskills were relaxing in
their rockers overlooking a lake and admiring the scenery.
After a while, the first woman
sighed, "Oy!" The others sighed sympathetically.
Then the second
woman sighed, "Oy vey!" The others nodded.
A third woman
Gottenyu!" The others nodded as if in agreement.
fourth woman said, "Enough talk about the children! Let's go for a
PLAYING THE RIGHT PART
Jewish boy comes home from school and tells his mother that he has
been given a part in the school play.
"Wonderful!" kvells the mother, "What part is it?"
The boy replies,
"I play the part of the Jewish husband."
The mother scowls
and says, "You go back and tell your teacher you want a speaking
PAPA'S DYING WISH
dutiful Jewish son is sitting at his dying father's bedside.
"Mendel! That smell! Is mama making my favorite apple strudel?"
"Ah! If I could have just one more piece of Mama's apple strudel!
Would you get me a piece?"
Mendel leaves, and returns.
"Is that you, Mendel?"
"Did you bring me the strudel?"
"Why not, son? It's my dying wish!"
"I'm sorry, Papa, but Mama said it's for after the