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November 22, 2011

Frum Woman Gets Rhodes Scholarship

Woody AllenAlso winning the prestigious scholarship is Woody Allen's son Ronan.

 

An Orthodox woman has won a Rhodes Scholarship.

Miriam Rosenbaum, who attends Princeton and lives in the Bronx, was one of 32 Americans chosen for the prestigious award. She told the New York Post:

“I am very excited to learn from all the other scholars and hope I can be a role model, especially for Orthodox Jewish girls to get an education and strive to do whatever you can.

“I’m so excited, because not only is the university embedded with so much history; it’s a very international university, and I’m looking forward to meeting people from all over the world,” she added.

She had to wait an hour Saturday to give the amazing news to her friends and family because she observes the Sabbath.

Rosenbaum plans to study bioethics while at Oxford. She ultimately hopes to become an advocate for the medical care of the elderly and disabled.

The brainy Bronx native said she has always wanted to pursue a career helping the less fortunate because of the inspirational story of her grandfather, a Holocaust survivor.

“He was saved by a Japanese official who risked his life to give him a visa,” she said, adding that the lesson of the “need to protect those who can’t protect themselves” has influenced her career path.

Rosenbaum has also volunteered at an orphanage in Ukraine and spent three summers upstate at a camp for children with special needs.

Two other New York City area students were awarded Rhodes Scholarships, as well, Brett Rosenberg and Ronan Farrow, the son of Mia Farrow and Woody Allen.

Ronan, now 23, earned a bachelor’s degree from Bard College when he was 15 years old and graduated from Yale Law School two years ago. He is a special adviser to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

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Shmarya,
You could have at least gotten the Woody Allen hasid photo from Annie Hall.

(scratching his head and squinting his eyes) fellars...fellars. I seem to be going blind, because I can't find anything negative or derogatory in this article....never mind, i found it, and i almost thought for a sec there (laughing to himself)

"special adviser to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton"...what a doosh

Congratulations to Miriam, a proud Michlalah Jerusalem Seminary alum. We're all so proud of you.

Fine but how many kinder will she not have because she spent these years studying with the goyim? Isnt there some bachur who is learnin she can be married to? As for woody alans son who cares? Just another goy to me.

She can marry any bachur who is her intellectual equal. This immediatly disqualifies the entire populations of BP, Flatbush, Monsey, Lakewood and Cleveland Heights.

Fine but how many kinder will she not have because she spent these years studying with the goyim? Isnt there some bachur who is learnin she can be married to?

Posted by: Waiting4Moshiach | November 22, 2011 at 12:12 PM

It's none of your business. You don't know anything about her, and she has no responsibility to you.

She can marry any bachur who is her intellectual equal. This immediatly disqualifies the entire populations of BP, Flatbush, Monsey, Lakewood and Cleveland Heights.
Posted by: Raphael Kaufman

Yes. In your opinion, there are no religious people who are intelligent. This statement is much more revealing about your iq than anything else.

Waiting4Moshiach:
I take extreme exception to your ignorant black hatted sock fucking puppet remark-You were only mildly disinteresting before, BUT now you crossed the line. Don't dare attack a woman who has excelled academically and expect her to act like your beaten down cow women in ultra-orthodoxy. After all, by socially strangling women and demanding that they just cook and shit out a baby a year for you and your ilk makes the Ortho-shit that you are superior to females.

Speaking as the father of a daughter who has excelled academically: I would sit shiva if she picked an orthodox ape to marry and subjugated herself to the gutter that you live in. My sincerest wish for you Waiting4Moshiach is that whatever female you find, be she a bigfoot or shaved-down gorilla, grows a brain, buys a good pair of scissors and cuts your dick off.

Alter Kocker -
somebody needs to check out the "sense of humor" section on Ebay. I thought his comment was actually pretty funny this time, and thats saying a lot for him.

I have very little sense of humour when it comes to his brand of sock puppetry. One old adage I follow is: The truest things are said in jest. If this is his humourous side, I'm afraid that I did not see it that way, this time.

That is an amazing accomplishment. She'll be a model for Orthodox Jews, boys and girls.

Alter Kocker,
If your daughter sits shiva for you first, you wont have to sit for her.

Fine but how many kinder will she not have because she spent these years studying with the goyim? Isnt there some bachur who is learnin she can be married to? As for woody alans son who cares? Just another goy to me.

Posted by: Waiting4Moshiach | November 22, 2011 at 12:12 PM

Maybe G-d has a bigger plan for her than being a baby vending machine? Nothing about this story precludes her from getting married and having babies and I'm sure that she wants that. Did you know that women are more than vagina's & utereses? This girl clearly has a G-d given brain and desire to succeed and would not have been given those gifts if she wasn't meant to use them. Also, racism goes two ways, if you are going to make blanket derogatory comments about the majority of the worlds population who are not Jewish, don't cry when they don't love you in return.

Well done to Miriam Rosenbaum.

The world needs strong, intelligent, kind, wise women in many fields.

Shmarya have you started censoring pictures of women - this story is about a frum women mainly and you are only showing a picture of a man ... end of jest

Maybe this talented woman can marry Ronan Farrow...

EMA!!!!

A Rhodes scholarship requires athletic as well as academic achievement. What was her sport?

No need to worry everyone. We've picked out a short, soccer-playing lubavitcher for our precious daughter to marry. From what we hear he's quite eager to start making babies. whohoooo!

@The Rosenbaum Mishpacha: And he's equally eager to sit and learn in koyllel while she supports him. Lord knows he isn't going to work!

It's none of your business. You don't know anything about her, and she has no responsibility to you.

Posted by: anti-agenda arguments | November 22, 2011 at 01:04 PM
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Are you joking??? I mean can't people see that this guy is a put on designed to make fun of frum people by posing as the stereotypes you apparently believe?

Are you joking??? I mean can't people see that this guy is a put on designed to make fun of frum people by posing as the stereotypes you apparently believe?

Posted by: Yoel Mechanic

Yes. I saw from other posts that he is not for real.

@Everyone responding to W4M:

YHBT.

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