"My proudest moments in life — getting a full scholarship to go from South Africa to Stanford University, being selected as a Rhodes Scholar national finalist, winning a bronze medal for table tennis at the Maccabiah Games in Israel, known as the Jewish Olympics — have all come through hard work, with no shortcuts."
My favorite part of the editorial “Why I Am Leaving Goldman Sachs.”
The Onion: Jewish Elders Lift 6,000-Year-Old Ham Ban
“The original codes were set down thousands of years ago by a nomadic people with no knowledge of refrigeration, preservatives or disease control,” said Rabbi Eliyahu Baruch of Yeshiva University. “While we retain many of these traditions to honor our ancestors and our God, we recognize that they are unnecessary from a practical standpoint. Have you ever smelled bacon frying? Oy, vey, how my mouth waters.”