‘Teach Them Well’
by: Schvach Yid
I think this phrase is from the
At any rate, this year’s crop of Jewish Rhodes Scholarship winners numbers seven, according to the e-Jewish Philanthropy.com web site, at:
The Rhodes Scholarship was founded by the British-turned-African explorer and entrepreneur Cecil B. Rhodes, who not only managed to get an entire African country named in his honor by his fellow British – Rhodesia (but since renamed Zimbabwe by the region’s post-colonial Africans), but who additionally piled an enormous fortune courtesy of his South African-based diamond mining and marketing monopoly, DeBeers Consolidated Mines, Ltd.
It might interest the reader to know that
Philanthropy has a treasured time-honored tradition in the Jewish world. It’s the Jewish secular analog of tzedakah. Remember that Alfred Nobel applied his financial fortune, amassed from the manufacture and sale of his invention, dynamite, to establish the highly coveted Nobel Prize.
In the Jewish world, the tradition lives on. Cecil B. Rhodes’ diamond monopoly has been disjoined by our very own Lev Leviev, formerly of Bukharia (
There are complaints about Jewish worldly success. If you’re interested one can be accessed at: http://www.irfi.org/articles/articles_501_550/why_are_jews_so_powerful.htm Sour grapes!
Thanks to Atlas Shrugs for the link (by the way, the Altas Shrugs blog site reached 5,000,000 hits today, and already there has been an increase of over 100,000 hits - unberufen).