Laugh with Bob Alper – Rabbi/Stand-Up Comic (Really)

Bob Alper humor column

The Moving Van

By RABBI BOB ALPER

Forty-eight years ago, right after ordination, my first synagogue footed the bill for our move from Cincinnati to Buffalo. Among our possessions: about a quarter ton of cinderblocks which we had acquired and used, along with stained and varnished boards, to hold our sizable library. I...
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Tradition?

By RABBI BOB ALPER

I was a visitor in my own synagogue. The first time…and the last time…that would ever happen.

It was the end of July, 1972, and I was the newly-minted young rabbi who had landed in Buffalo just a week or two earlier, in preparation for an...
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