The Super Achievers
The Fascinating World of the Nobel Prize
The Super Achievers by Ronald Gerstl presents the remarkable Jewish contribution to knowledge and human well-being, highlighted by Nobel Prize winners.
The Superachievers explores the possible explanations for Jewish exceptionalism. It looks at prizewinners' educational, family, national and ethnic backgrounds, as well as their discoveries. It covers such topics as Germany's pre-World War II loss of scientists, which benefitted the United States. The book examines the breakdown of barriers which opened opportunities for American Jews. Lastly, there is the outlook for the future.