Oh Say Can You See?
One Sunday, two separate wedding ceremonies take place at the Beth Israel shul. First of all, Chaim gets married to Rivkah, and then later in the afternoon, Aaron gets married to Hannah. So, you might ask, did both their marriages start on a positive note?
Well, on his first day of married life, Chaim says to Rivkah, "You'll always have to do all the house cleaning, all the cooking, and all the washing and drying of the dishes on your own. That's what my mother always did, and that's what I will expect you to do from now onwards. And I'll try to help you whenever I can."
On his second day of married life, Chaim decided to roll up his sleeves and help so he found that together they were able to finish the housework.
So what about Aaron and Hannah?
Well, on their first day of married life, Aaron said to Hannah, "You'll have to do all the house cleaning, all the washing and drying the dishes, all the shopping, and all the cooking on your own. You'll also have to have my dinner ready on the table the minute I arrive back from work. And once a month, you'll also have to mow the lawn and clean the outside of the windows. That's what my mother always did, and that's what I will expect you to do from now onwards. And don't expect much help from me - I'll be too busy doing my own things."
On his second day of married life, Aaron didn’t see any results. And on his third day, Aaron didn’t see any results either. But by his fourth day, some of the swelling on his face had gone down and Aaron could start to see a little out of his left eye…