Noodle Kugel and the Olympics

Publication Date: July 2009

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

Author(s): David Nelson

Research Area: Culture and religion; Social conditions

Keywords: Jewish Values; Recreation; Health

Type: Brief

Coverage: United States


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.