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Bad Shul Awards

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Larry David’s Tasteless Holocaust Joke

When does humor cross the line from clever and incisive to inappropriate and offensive?

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When should a person strive to fit in and when should he stand up to social pressure and be different?

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Eat in the supermarket because apparently eating there is free.

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Dedicated in blessed memory of Richard Allen Julis who made us laugh and made us better Jews.
 

At the age of 85 and after the passing of his first wife, Morty Solomon found Adella Spielman, 81 and they decided to get married. They go for a stroll to discuss the wedding and on the way home they pass a drugstore. Morty suggests that they go in.

Morty addresses the man behind the counter: "Are you the owner?"

The pharmacist answers: "Yes."

Morty: "Do you sell heart medication?"

Pharmacist: "Of course we do."

Morty: "How about medicine for circulation?"

Pharmacist: "All kinds."

Morty: "Medicine for rheumatism?"

Pharmacist: "Definitely."

Morty: "Medicine for memory?"

Pharmacist: "Yes, a large variety."

Morty: "What about vitamins and sleeping pills?"

Pharmacist: "Absolutely."

Morty: "What about sugar diabetes. We both got bad cases."

Pharmacist: "Oh, but of course. You name it with that condition and we have the works."

Morty: "You have loose bladder and gas pills?"

Pharmacist: "Yes, there are lots of those with plenty of generics."

Morty: "Perfect! We'd like to register here for our wedding gifts."



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