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Yeah! Religious Jokes!

Discussion in 'TRIBE Main Forum' started by pr0nstar, Mar 5, 2002.

  1. pr0nstar

    pr0nstar TRIBE Member

    Post all your religious jokes here... :D
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    The Great Jewish Debate

    Several centuries ago, the Pope decided that all the Jews had to leave Rome.

    Naturally, there was a big uproar from the Jewish community. So the Pope
    made a deal. He would have a religious debate with a member of the Jewish
    community. If the Jew won, the Jews could stay. If the Pope won, the Jews
    would leave.

    The Jews realized that they had no choice. They picked an aged man named
    Moishe to represent them. Rabbi Moishe did not speak Latin, and therefore
    could not speak with the Pope. In fact, he knew very little, but he was a
    man of great faith and well respected in the Jewish community.

    The pope agreed. What could be easier than a silent debate?

    The day of the great debate came. Moishe and the Pope sat opposite each
    other for a full minute before the Pope raised his hand and showed three
    fingers. Moishe looked back at him and raised one finger.

    The Pope waved his fingers in a circle around his head. Moishe pointed to
    the ground where he sat. The Pope pulled out a wafer and a glass of wine.
    Moishe pulled out an apple.

    The Pope stood up and said, "I give up. This man is too good. The Jews can
    stay."

    An hour later, the cardinals were all around the Pope asking him what
    happened. The Pope said: "First I held up three fingers to represent the
    Holy Trinity. He responded by holding up one finger to remind me that there
    was still one God common to both our religions. Then I waved my finger
    around me to show him that God was all around us. He responded by pointing
    to the ground and showing that God was also right here with us. I pulled
    out the wine and the wafer to show that God absolves us from our sins. He
    pulled out an apple to remind me of original sin. He had an answer for
    everything. What could I do?"

    Meanwhile, the Jewish community had crowded around Moishe. "What happened?"
    they asked.

    "Well," said Moishe, "First he says to me, 'You Jews have three days to get
    out of here.' So I said to him, 'Up yours'.

    "Then he tells me the whole city would be cleared of Jews. So I said to him,
    'Listen, Pope, the Jews stay right here'."

    "And then?" asked a woman.

    "Who knows?" said Moishe. "He took out his lunch, so I took out mine..."

    pr0nstar
     
  2. deep

    deep TRIBE Member

    you have a bright future in international diplomacy
     
  3. Rosey

    Rosey TRIBE Member

    kenny, that used to be one of my favourite jokes, except when i told it it was a mime battle, it had about twice as many gestures and was funny. but that is a joke that you need to tell in person i think.
     

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