A rabbi, a minister, and a priest were playing poker when
the police raided the game. Turning to the priest, the lead
police officer said, "Father Murphy, were you gambling?"
Turning his eyes to heaven, the priest whispered, "Lord,
forgive me for what I am about to do." To the police
he then said, "No, officer; I was not gambling."
The officer then asked the minister, "Pastor Johnson, were
Again, after an appeal to heaven, the minister replied, "No,
officer; I was not gambling."
Turning to the rabbi, the officer again asked, "Rabbi
Goldstein, were you gambling?"
Shrugging his shoulders, the rabbi replied, "With whom?"