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Publication Date: July 2009

Publisher(s): National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership (U.S.)

Author(s): David Nelson

Series: CLAL on Culture Archive

Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive

Topic: Culture and religion (Religion and religious groups)
Social conditions (Sports)

Keywords: Jewish Values; Recreation; Health

Type: Brief

Coverage: United States

Abstract:

After being caught up in the excitement of the Olympics, the author notes that Jewish culture has never given much attention or respect to athletic prowess. The author suggests, humorously, that the time has come for the Jewish community to care about their bodies as much they care about their LSAT scores.