by Jack Cooper
foreward by Berel Wein
Did you know that the great Jewish sage and physician Maimonides practiced medicine while lying flat on his back? That a famous passage penned by George Washington was actually the work of a rabbi? That a Jewish athlete represented Nazi Germany in its infamous 1936 Olympic Games? These and many more such intriguing stories are in Jack Cooper’s fascinating book. Covering biblical times through to today, these unusual vignettes come together to tell captivating stories that depict a resourceful people who have survived and thrived despite the worst history has thrown at them.