A woman called her neighbor to say, "Your
son is a pervert and a disgrace to the Jews," she said
to the boy's mother.
The mother was aghast -- her yeshiva bocher (Jewish parochial school
student) a pervert? She waited for him to come home from school
him why the neighbor was so upset.
He shrugged. "They belong to
Temple," he said, "and Sally saw my t'fillin bag and asked me
what it was."
"So?" asked the mother, "what did you do to make Sally's mother
call you a
"I offered to show Sally my phylacteries, and she ran into her house."