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Waiting for Nobel: Overcoming Feelings of Inadequacy

Three Jewish mother jokes...

The first is titled, “The Jewish Mother’s Haiku”:

Is one Nobel Prize

Too much to ask of a child

After all I’ve done?

The second:

A Jewish man receives a birthday gift from his parents: two sweaters—one blue and one red. The next morning, the door bell rings. The man looks out the window and sees his mother waiting outside. Quickly, he puts on the blue sweater and opens the door.

“Ah, you got the gifts,” his mother says.

“Yes,” replies the son. “As you can see, I’m wearing one of the sweaters right now.”

“So,” she says, disappointed, “what’s wrong with the red sweater?”

The third:

Question: According to a Jewish mother, when is a fetus viable?

Answer: When ...

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