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The Four Questions

April 14, 2016 | by

In every congregation, there’s always one Jew whose purpose in life is to drive the rabbi meshugge [nuts] forever plaguing him with “deep” questions. Shmuel was one such congregant.

“Tell me, Rabbi, why is it that four questions are asked on Passover, but not on Yom Kippur or Rosh Hashanah?”

“Oy, Shmuel,” said the Rabbi grimacing. “Look, it’s very simple. To see a Jew wail and moan is not unusual, so who needs to ask questions? But to see a Jew happy – now that demands an explanation!”

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