Monday, October 10, 2005

More Good News

The awarding of this year's Nobel Prize in Economics to Prof. Yisrael (Robert) Aumann is a source of great nahas to Israelis generally, and those of us of the Dati-Leumi/Modern Orthodox variety. Ben Chorin (who knows him), describes him as 'a heimishe yid originally from New York and a brother-in-law of Rav Shlesinger from Shaalvim. He is a talmid chakham who has written some very nice game-theory-related chiddushim on various sugyas..'

As to certain quarters who think that Dati'im don't contribute anything to Israel...


At 11:47 PM, Anonymous פלא יועץ said...

It's Robert (Bob) and not Richard.

At 7:25 AM, Blogger Jeffrey said...

Corrected. Thank you.


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