Okay, Chanukah “gelt” (chocolate money) does indeed usually come wrapped in decorated gold foil and is usually sold in little mesh bags. So far, so good.
(as opposed to “shofar, so good,” which belong to another holiday altogether)
But everything else going on here… total mystery.
Okay, so… if you don’t get the joke itself, are the “squirrels” in the first panel really going to help?
And I’ve been wondering… does that first panel always run with this comic, or is it a throwaway panel like we see on a lot of Sunday strips?