Temple Jokes

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    Two Brothers

    Hot 5 years ago

    There once were two evil brothers. They were rich and used their money to keep their evil ways from the public eye. They attended the same temple, and to everyone else, they appeared to be perfect Jews.
    One day, their rabbi retired and a new one was hired. Not only could the new rabbi see right through the brothers' deceptions, but he also spoke well and true about it. Due to the rabbi's honesty and integrity, the temple's membership grew in numbers. Eventually, a fundraising campaign was started to build a much bigger temple.
    All of a sudden, one of the brothers died. The remaining brother sought out the new rabbi the day before the funeral and handed him a check for the amount needed to complete the new building. He held the check for the rabbi to see.
    "I have only one condition," he said. "At the funeral, you must say my brother was a mensch. You must say those exact words."
    After some thought, the rabbi gave his word and took the check. He more...

    A tourist is traveling with a guide through one of the thickest jungles in South Africa, when he comes across an ancient Mayan temple. The tourist is entranced by the temple, and asks the guide for details. To this, the guide states that archaeologists are carrying out excavations, and still finding great treasures. The tourist then queries how old the temple is. "This temple is 1503 years old", replies the guide. Impressed at this accurate dating, he inquires as to how he gave this precise figure. "Easy", replies the guide, "the archaeologists said the temple was 1500 years old, and that was three years ago."

    During a service at an

    Hot 2 years ago

    During a service at an old synagogue in Eastern Europe, when the Shema
    prayer was said, half the congregants stood up and half remained sitting.
    The half that was seated started yelling at those standing to sit down, and
    the ones standing yelled at the ones sitting to stand up... The
    rabbi, learned as he was in the Law and commentaries, didn't know what to
    do. His congregation suggested that he consult a housebound 98 year old
    man, who was one of the original founders of their temple. The rabbi hoped
    the elderly man would be able to tell him what the actual temple tradition
    was, so he went to the nursing home with a representative of each faction
    of the
    The one whose followers stood during Shema said to the old man, "Is the
    tradition to stand during this prayer?
    The old man answered, "No, that is not the tradition."
    The one whose followers sat said, "Then the tradition is to sit more...

    Normal traffic stop

    Hot 3 years ago

    The following is supposedly a true story. To be included, besides being true, the story is most likely strange, weird, surprising, or funny.Sunday, December 13, 1992After police pulled over Kevin Temple, 35, in a routine traffic stop in Bronson, Fla., in October, a police dog sniffing the trunk became agitated. In the trunk and back seat, officers found the following live animals: 48 rattlesnakes, a Gila monster, 45 non-poisonous snakes, 67 scorpions, several tarantulas and small lizards, and a parrot. Temple said they were just pets.

    Deranged Marriage

    Hot 5 years ago

    "What are you doing today, oh mother of my children?" queries papa ji. "Well," replies mum ji, "I think I'll get some chores out of the way, like marrying off your son!" "What a great idea." agrees dad. "You do that while I wash the cars!"

    And so the wheels of the' marriage machine' are set in motion. Once moving anyone wishing to stop them is simply steam rolled over! Before long an unsuspecting couple find that it has carried them all the way to the temple. Accompanied by a million voices commanding their every move, they sit cross legged in total bewilderment wondering which order to obey first.

    Evolution of the arranged marriage actually starts as soon as the grades have been achieved, the job secured and the Ford Mondeo acquired. For then, life for the single Asian suddenly shifts into the "eligible" gear. Not only do mum and dad treat you like a prize poodle at Crufts but family more...

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