Monday, June 23, 2014
Today is the first Monday of summer and it's time for another joke to start the week. We started summer a week early with a trip to the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania where we entertained a group of vacationing seniors with an hour of some of the funniest Jewish Humor Central posts.
We're returning there in August to do a show for another senior group. And next week we'll be at Camp Hazak in the Catskills with two more hours of funny videos (see column at left).
We're not going to tell you that today's joke is a new one, because when is the last time you heard a new Jewish joke? It's an oldie but goodie from the archives of Old Jews Telling Jokes and we hope it will still make you laugh.
Today's joke teller is 65-year-old Marty Adickman, a dentist and keyboardist for "The Alta Rockers."
Here's the setup: It's Friday night in the synagogue, and during the course of the service, the rabbi is standing in the pulpit looking out toward the back of the congregation. In the very back he sees a young man who has his head in his hands for the entire service. He's very concerned about this, and then...
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