Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Hey, how ya' doing?

A friend of mine moved on Shlichus recently, and had very nice write-ups in the local papers and news websites.
He was at Costco one rainy afternoon, trying to fit all of his purchases into his car, and getting wet in the process.
A woman walked by slowly, and then continued into the store. When she came out, the Shliach was still stuffing the chairs and tables into his car.
"Are you the new Rabbi?" she asked.
Turning, he saw her, and smiled, "Why, yes!"
"I see," she said. "I saw you when I first came in, but I had read in the paper how friendly the new Rabbi was, but when you didn't say hi and introduce yourself, I thought, 'this must not be the Rabbi'..."