26 02, 2018

A joke

By |2018-02-26T07:48:54-07:00February 26th, 2018|Thoughts|

Knowing that I like a good joke, one of our very nice readers sent me the following:   What bracha do we make after shopping online? Birkat Amazon

3 08, 2017

A good Joke

By |2017-08-03T04:24:06-07:00August 3rd, 2017|Jewish Books|

A young very good ventriloquist is touring Sweden, and one night, he's doing a show in a small fishing town. With his dummy on his knee, he starts going through his usual dumb blonde jokes. Suddenly, a blonde woman in the fourth row stands on her chair and starts shouting, “I've heard enough of your [...]

9 06, 2017

A joke about translating foreign words into English

By |2017-06-09T04:19:44-07:00June 9th, 2017|Thoughts|

As seen below translation is a problem throughout the world.   Wonderful English from Around the World … In a Bangkok Temple: IT IS FORBIDDEN TO ENTER A WOMAN, EVEN A FOREIGNER, IF DRESSED AS A MAN.  Cocktail Lounge, Norway: LADIES ARE REQUESTED NOT TO HAVE CHILDREN IN THE BAR. Doctor's Office, Rome: SPECIALIST IN WOMEN [...]

29 05, 2017

A Joke

By |2017-05-29T07:35:42-07:00May 29th, 2017|Thoughts|

One of our readers sent this joke:   The medical community is unable to reach consensus on what to do with America's health insurance situation. - The Allergists were in favor of scratching it, but the Dermatologists advised not to make any rash moves. - The Gastroenterologists had sort of a gut feeling about it, [...]

7 11, 2016

A joke – The development of a halacha

By |2016-11-07T07:20:15-07:00November 7th, 2016|Thoughts|

I received this joke from a reader of www.booksnthoughts.com. It mocks the extreme thinking of the Haredi (extreme Orthodox) and contains the language they use. I added parenthetical explanations of their terms.                             Development of a Halacha - Reprinted with permission from Yosid [...]

1 11, 2016

A Joke

By |2016-11-01T04:08:32-07:00November 1st, 2016|Thoughts|


16 09, 2016

A Joke

By |2016-09-16T04:55:50-07:00September 16th, 2016|Thoughts|

The following insights were sent to me by my superb editor of my published books, Darlene Jospe.   Most of our generation of 60+ were HOME SCHOOLED in many ways. My mother taught me TO APPRECIATE A JOB WELL DONE. "If you're going to kill each other, do it outside. I just finished cleaning." My [...]

19 04, 2016

A Passover Joke

By |2016-04-19T07:34:06-07:00April 19th, 2016|Thoughts|

                                                                        A Passover Joke   A British Jew is waiting in line to be knighted by the Queen. He is to kneel in [...]

25 02, 2016

A true story and a joke

By |2016-02-25T04:25:06-07:00February 25th, 2016|Thoughts|

                                                                           A true story and a joke   About sixty years ago, I went to Yeshiva University in New York where I studied for a year and a half before I transferred to Ner Israel Rabbinical College in Baltimore. I had a somewhat outspoken Rebbe at YU. One day a student entered our [...]

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