If Elian Gonzalez Was Jewish
A 6 year old boy was found floating in the Atlantic Ocean today after being
set adrift from Israel on a giant matzoh .
The boy, Eliat Ginsburg, and his mother, set out from Israel in an attempt
to reach the Jewish Homeland, Miami. They started out in a small boat, the
S.S. Shanapunim, which capsized when the American captain forgot that ocean
waves near Israel go from right to left. Eliat's heroic mother quickly
pieced together the matzoh-raft and put him on it, then drowned under the weight of her gold jewelry. Her last words to her son were reported to be "Don't marry a Shiksa. She'll eat your HEART out.(glug) (glug)".
Eliat was soon picked up by a passing Gefilte fishing boat, and taken to
Miami, after a quick nosh, a nice piece cake, whatever.. There, he was
turned over to the custody of his closest relatives, his great uncle, L'Chaim
Ginsburg, and his 21 year old female cousin, M'shugena Ginsburg. He moved
into their home in a Retirement Community on a golf course.
Shortly thereafter, his father, Jacob Moses Ginsburg, who was still in
Israel, was notified. He almost plotzed, and was taken to the Plotz Unit of
a nearby hospital, where he was given a chicken soup capsule and released. He
then demanded to come to the U.S. to bring his son back. Since it was Friday
night, he walked to Miami.
However, Eliat's Miami relatives opposed the way he was being raised in
Israel. They claimed that in Israel, he had no freedom, no rights, no tennis
lessons. Neighbors gathered around the Miami relatives' house to prevent the
authorities for taking him away. They held up signs that read "Stay away!
Every one of our sons are lawyers and they're single, too if you know a
nice girl". Meanwhile, they plied the boy with gifts to show him how wonderful it was in America. He was given a Video game which was promptly taken away
because it could take an eye out. He was then given a dreydl and played
"Find the Afikomen" with his little cousins.
When the father arrived in Miami, he was greeted by federal officials who
warned him not to go to the Miami house, because it was dangerous. He
responded, "What danger? There's no danger in Miami!".
The Jewish media pounced on this story with all it's power. Headlines read
"LITTLE BOY PLAYS OUTSIDE WITHOUT A SWEATER.". Talk shows posed questions like: What's more important, parenthood or politics? What if an American boy was held in Israel? Where can you get a nice sandwich in Miami? Guess how much I paid for this? It was ugly.
The boy's cousin, M'Shugena, became his primary caretaker, because
she had no job , no kids, no husband and no skills. The situation took a
toll on her. Neiman Marcus and Loehmans's called to see why she hadn't been
in. Unbeknownst to her, the federal government was planning a secret rescue
operation, known as "Operation Circumcise", to remove the boy from the
house and cut him off from his family. Just then, it happened. To get into the
area unnoticed, they arrived in a van cleverly disguised to look like a
Chinese food delivery truck, and stormed the house. Neighbors came running
like a vance when they heard the code word "trafe". Hundreds of neighbors
poured into the house in an attempt to prevent the boy from being taken, but
they were slowed down by their need to kiss the mezuzah each time they
entered. But a trap was set for the agents. To slow them down, M'Shugena had
poured slippery chicken fat all over the floor. But the neighbors, armed
only with menorahs, were no match for the agents and their weapons. The boy was
taken to the waiting van, which would speed off to re-unite him with his
waiting father, after making a few more deliveries.