An Englishman in New York stopped at a window in the middle of which stood one lone clock.
The Englishman went inside.
“Hello!” he called.
From behind the curtain stepped a bearded man in a skullcap.
“Would you please inspect this watch? The Englishman worked at the strap. “Tell me whether it needs —-“
“Why are you asking me?” asked the bearded one.
“Aren’t you a jeweler?”
“No, I’m a mohel.”
“A mohel. I perform circumcisions.”
“Good Lord!” exclaimed the Englishman. “But why do you have a clock in your window?”
“Mister,” sighed the mohel, “what would you put in the window?”
From Alan King’s Great Jewish Joke Book, by Alan King
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