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Menches You Don’t Want to Mess With

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/health/article/menches_you_dont_want_to_mess_with_20050701

When Scot Mendelson was a kid in Brooklyn and Emil Farkas a youngster in Budapest and Toronto, some Jew-baiting neighborhood boys used to pick on them -- but not for long. As Mendelson got bigger, the local bullies "showed some respect," and he kept right on growing until today he has been crowned by fellow weightlifters as the strongest man in the world.

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