One day a Jewish mother and her 8-year-old daughter were walking along the beach, just at the water's edge.
Suddenly, a GIGANTIC wave flashed up on the beach, sweeping the little girl out to sea.
"Oh, God," lamented the mother, turning her face toward heaven and shaking her fist.
"This was my ONLY baby. I can't have more children. She is the love and joy of my life.
I have cherished every day that she's benn with me. Give her back to me, and I'll go to the synagogue every day for the rest of my life!!!"
Suddenly, another GIGANTIC wave flashed up and deposited the girl back on the sand.
The mother looked up to heaven and said, "She had on a HAT!!!"