My perspective as a fledgling alter kacker doesn’t provide me with any insight into the genesis (get it?) of this phenomenon. It may be random, it may be a sign of the times. Whatever the proximate cause, in an era when the president is African-American, a Latina has joined the Supes, the best golfer in the world is African-American/Thai/Chinese/Caucasian/Native American, and the governor of Louisiana is the son of Punjabi immigrants, why shouldn’t a bunch of young Jewish guys become outstanding ballplayers? As the old Borscht Belt punch line goes, “It’s a living.’’
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