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    • 05.11.12 | 04:42 (IST)

    In Israel of ancient times the rabbinical student who scored lowest in his class and for whom there was no teaching position, was offered only one job: For they pay of one sheckel per week he was to await the comming of the Messiah andf tell the people of Jerusalem He had arrived. The sages shook their heads. One commented that he would have a long, long wait. But another replied true, but at least he will hav a job for a long, long time.

    from the article: Obama is good for Israel
    First published 04:21 02.11.12 | Last updated 04:21 02.11.12
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