Eat, pray, putt: Golfer Jacob Lille says being Orthodox is not a disadvantage
Observant athletes, who have to work extra hard to combine their religious studies with serious athletic training, are going for more than gold at this year’s Games.
NEW YORK – Becoming an elite-level athlete takes years of preparation, determination and hard work, in addition to the requisite natural talent and drive. Even with all these, only a select few will fulfill their potential and reach the pinnacle of their sport. The thousands of athletes at this year’s Maccabiah come to compete for medals and glory, but the fact that this competition (unlike any other in the...
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