A Very Wealthy Person
A meshulach comes knocking on a very wealthy person's door and when the
gentleman of the house answers, the meshulach greets him, "Shalom Aleichem, Mr.
Goldstein, I'm collecting for the Lotsa Gelt Yeshivah, and I'm wondering if a
nice wealthy Jewish person like yourself wouldn't want to make a little
The homeowner replies, "The name is Gold, not Goldberg, and I am not Jewish."
"Are You sure?" asks the Meshulach.
"Sir, I positive" replies the homeowner.
"But", says the meshulach, "It says here that you're Jewish, and my records are
"I can assure you that I am certainly not Jewish" replies the homeowner, getting
"Look sir, I know that my records are never wrong, you must be kidding me, are
you sure you aren't Jewish?" demands the Meshulach.
"For the last time Sir, I am not Jewish, my father is not Jewish, and my
grandfather Alevah Shalom wasn't Jewish either."