Friday, 19 September 2014

With wishes for a puntastic Tashlich

(I understand that this list was originally put together by Rabbi Richard Israel z"l to whom I owe thanks)

A Baker’s Guide To Tashlich

a.. For ordinary sins, use - White Bread
b.. For exotic sins - French or Italian Bread
c.. For dark sins - Pumpernickel
d.. For complex sins - Multi-grain
e.. For truly warped sins - Pretzels
f.. For sins of indecision - Waffles
g.. For sins committed in haste - Matza
h.. For substance abuse - Poppy Seed
i.. For committing arson - Toast
j.. For being ill-tempered - Sourdough
k.. For silliness - Nut Bread
l.. For not giving full value - Short Bread
m.. For political chauvinism - Yankee Doodles
n.. For excessive use of irony - Rye Bread
o.. For continual bad jokes - Corn Bread
p.. For hardening our hearts - Jelly doughnuts
q.. For speed limit violations - Russian Bread
r.. For bad temper - Crusty Bread
s.. For having a hole where your heart should be - Bagels
t.. For flaunting wealth in the form of fancy cars - Rolls
u.. For acting like a mad person - Crackers
v.. For cutting remarks - Sliced Bread

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Rabbi Gordon,

The original list is by your colleague, Rabbi Richard Israel z"l. A few seconds of web searching would have turned up the author.

See this for the story and his attempt to keep keep his name attached to it.

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