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25 Mar
Happy Purim! -- A Problem with Mice

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	A Problem with Mice

Three rabbis are talking over a regular Sunday morning breakfast
get-together. Rabbi Ginsberg says, "We have such a problem with mice at
our schul. The shammos sets all kinds of baited traps but they keep coming
back. Do either of you learned men know how I can get rid of these vermin?"

The second rabbi, Rabbi Cohen, replies, "We have the same problem at our
synagogue, we've spent all kinds of gelt on exterminators but the problem
still persists. Any suggestions?"

The third rabbi, Rabbi Slosberg, smiles and says: "We had the same problem
with mice at our synagogue; we tried traps, exterminators, even prayers;
but nothing worked. Then one day, while I was thinking about our teenagers,
a brilliant idea came into my mind.  I went to the synagogue about an hour
before Shabbos services started. I brought a big wheel of yellow cheese
and placed it in the center of the bima.  Soon, hundreds of mice appeared
on the bima and headed for the cheese. While they were feasting on the
cheese, I Bar-mitzvahed all of them.  I have never seen any of them in shul

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