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The Centennial Fund for a Jewish Future

Shipwrecked

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A Jew who has been shipwrecked on a deserted island for three years is finally reached by resuers. Proudly, he shows them around the island, pointing out the irrigation system, the pastures and the orchards, the barn the house and all his other constructions. At the end of the island are two small buildings. "And those," he announces, "are the synagogues."
"Two of them?" he is asked.
"But you're alone here!"
"Well," he says, "this is the one I pray in-and the other one I wouldn't go in if you paid me!"