celebrate their 40th anniversary. Suddenly, over the public address
system, the Captain announces, "Ladies and Gentlemen, I am afraid I
have some very bad news. Our engines have ceased functioning and we
will attempt an emergency landing.
Luckily, I see an uncharted island below us and we
should be able to land on the beach.
However, the odds are that we will may never be
rescued and will have to live on the island for the rest of our
Thanks ! to the skill of the flight crew, the plane crash
lands, but safely, on the island. An hour later Abe turns to his wife
asks, "Esther, did we pay our charity pledge check to Beth
Shalom Synagogue yet?"
"No, sweetheart," she responds.
Abe, still shaken from the crash landing, then asks,
"Esther, did we pay our United Jewish Appeal pledge?"
"Oy, no! I'm sorry. I forgot to send the check," she says.
"One last thing, Esther. Did you remember to send a
check for the Synagogue Building Fund this month," he asks?
"Oy, forgive me, Abie," begged Esther. "I didn't sent that one,
Abe grabs her and gives her the biggest kiss in 40 years.
Esther pulls away and asks him, " So, why did you kiss me?"
Abe answers, "They'll find us."