Hollywood's Stereotype of the Wimpy Jew Refuses to Die

Even as we celebrate Jewish athleticism at the Maccabiah Games, it has long been a staple of Jewish humor that Jews do not do sports.

While we enjoy the spectacle of the Maccabiah Games, it must be remembered that the Jewish cinematic world has largely chosen to ignore the Jewish contribution to sports history. It has long been a staple of Jewish humor that Jews do not do sports.