Religion: Humor

"Most of the great leaders and reformers who left an impress upon their own and subsequent generations were not noted for their sense of humor. Moses, Mahomet and Jesus . . . are outstanding examples. The great figures in public life today are, on the whole, very serious-minded men."

So declared Rabbi Israel Goldstein, sermonizing last week in Temple B'nai Jesurun, Manhattan.

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