Inquiring minds

Rivkah, an elderly lady traveling by train, is sitting next to a very distinguished young man reading the paper.

“Excuse me,” she says, “can I ask you something personal? Are you Jewish?”

“No, I’m not,” replies the man.

A few minutes later, Rivkah asks him, “Please, are you sure you’re not Jewish?”

The man replies, “No, I’ve told you I’m not,” and continues to read his paper.

A few minutes later, “Excuse me, are you absolutely sure you’re not Jewish?”

At that, the man gets quite frustrated and replies, “All right, yes, if you must know. I am Jewish. Now will you leave me alone?”

Rivkah looks at him and says, “Funny, you don’t look Jewish

Push the button

Little Emma is talking to Naomi, her best friend. “My mum has just bought me the latest Barbie doll for my birthday. It’s a Jewish mother Barbie doll.”

“Oh you lucky thing,” says Naomi. “So what does the doll do, Emma?”

“When you press her button,” replies Emma, “it cries out, ‘Oy Vey, enough with the button already.'”