A Russian Jew, was finally allowed to emigrate to Israel.
At Moscow airport, customs found a Lenin statue in his baggage and asked, "What is this?"
The man replied, "What is this?Wrong question comrade. You should have asked : Who is he? This is Comrade Lenin. He laid the foundations of socialism and created the future and prosperity of the Russian people. I am taking it with me as a memory of our dear hero." The Russian customs officer let him go without further inspection.