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WHY REMEMBER AMALEK?

 A Jewish woman wants to take her dog to Israel, so she goes to the travel agent to find out how. He says, "It's easy. You go to the airline, they give you a kennel, you put your dog in it when you get off at Tel Aviv go to the luggage rack, and there's your dog.

 

So she does, gets off at Tel Aviv, goes to the luggage rack, no dog. She goes to the lost and found, says, "Where's my dog?" They look all over the airport for it and find the dog in another terminal. Only the dog is dead.

 

Then one says, "Wait a minute, it's a cocker spaniel. They're common dogs.

 

There's a pet shop across the street from the airport. We'll get the same size, shape, color, sex. She'll never know the… Read More »

HOW OPEN-MINDED ARE YOU?

Physics Teacher: You students need to look in your books. You need to be attentive so you can really learn and achieve. Isaac Newton was sitting under a tree when an apple fell on his head and he discovered gravity. Because he was attentive. Not like you kids!”


Student: “Yes sir, if he had been sitting in class looking at books like us, he wouldn’t have discovered anything.”


In the opening of the weekly Torah portion, Yitro, we are introduced to Moses’ family:

Now Moshe’s father in law, Yitro, the chieftain of Midian, heard all that G-d had done for Moshe and for Israel, His people that the Lord had taken Israel out of Egypt. So Moshe’s father-in-law, Yitro, took Zipporah, Moshe’s'… Read More »

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