Rabbi Stern rides his bike down the road, when a truck careens around =
the corner, out of control, and broadsides the Rabbi.
Father Flannery watches this event unfold, and as he runs toward the =
Rabbi, he notices that Rabbi Stern first touches his forehead, then his =
stomach, then each shoulder. As Father Flannery reaches the Rabbi, he =
kneels and makes the sign of the cross himself.
"Rabbi, I notice that you crossed yourself after getting up from the =
accident. It's a miracle, must be! Have you seen the light? Do you =
"Aw, heck no!" replied Rabbi Stern, "I was just checking."
"Checking? Checking for what?"
Rabbi Stern begins the ritual again, and follows each movement with: =
"Spectacles... Testicles... Wallet... Watch!"