The real reason why Jews win so many Nobel prizes
Forget the genius genes or bookish culture hocus pocus. Jewish achievement in the sciences is a modern phenomenon, but the passions that drove it are now ebbing away.
Camp Young Judaea, a Zionist sleepaway camp where I passed a bit of my youth, tweeted this just after this year's Nobel Prize winners were announced, and it got me thinking: Did you know... Of the 8 individuals who have won Nobel Prizes this year, 6 are Jewish, 2 are Israeli, and 1 is a Holocaust survivor!
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