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Who says a nice Jewish girl can't be a bodybuilder?
haaretz ^ | 12/16/10 | Jewish Journal

Posted on 12/16/2010 9:16:43 AM PST by Nachum

If you imagined the typical Jewish physique, bodybuilder is probably not what would come to mind. In pop culture, Jews are skinny and bespectacled like Woody Allen, or chubby and unshaven like Seth Rogen and Jonah Hill. Sometimes the rare tough and rugged Israeli shows up, fighting terror and being macho. But big, buff and tan — that’s something you rarely see. So how did a nice Jewish girl end up becoming a champion in the sport of hulking supermen like Arnold Schwarzenegger and Ronnie Coleman?

In Erin Stern’s case, it all started with three centimeters.

Three centimeters is not a long distance to travel. It’s barely more than an inch. Take one footstep and you’d blow right by it. But for Stern, the three centimeters she couldn’t travel changed her life forever.

A Junior All-American at the University of Florida, Stern had been competing in events like the pentathlon and heptathlon since high school. Her high-jump numbers were good enough that she set her sights on the Beijing Olympics. All that stood between her and the team trials were a few short centimeters. She kicked her training into overdrive, and her numbers improved, but she was falling just shy of what she needed.

“I’m a little short for a high-jumper,” says the statuesque 5-foot-8 Stern, chuckling. “I gave it my all, but I couldn’t make the last three centimeters.”

Dejected, Stern was forced to give up on Olympic high jumping.

“I was extremely bummed,” she said.

(Excerpt) Read more at haaretz.com ...


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1 posted on 12/16/2010 9:16:46 AM PST by Nachum
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To: Nachum

At the Jewish Journal with the.. ahem, slide show

http://www.jewishjournal.com/health/article/erin_stern_the_nice_jewish_girl_who_got_really_buff_slideshow_20101214/


2 posted on 12/16/2010 9:17:32 AM PST by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

NOT GUILTY!!!


3 posted on 12/16/2010 9:19:00 AM PST by OCCASparky (Obama--Playing a West Wing fantasy in a '24' world.)
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To: Nachum
Following posting rules


4 posted on 12/16/2010 9:20:15 AM PST by from occupied ga (Your most dangerous enemy is your own government,)
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To: Nachum
Better with clothes on...


5 posted on 12/16/2010 9:20:44 AM PST by Gondring (Paul Revere would have been flamed as a naysayer troll and told to go back to Boston.)
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To: Nachum

So totally not guilty...


6 posted on 12/16/2010 9:20:51 AM PST by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: Nachum

100% Kosher, in my book.

7 posted on 12/16/2010 9:22:00 AM PST by andy58-in-nh (America does not need to be organized: it needs to be liberated.)
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To: Nachum

Very nice looking young lady. I don’t like the wimmin body builders that try to look like men. At least this one is maintaining a sense of femininity.


8 posted on 12/16/2010 9:22:26 AM PST by Grunthor (Silence is golden, Duct Tape is silver.)
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To: Gondring
This one is better...


9 posted on 12/16/2010 9:22:45 AM PST by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: from occupied ga

Man, with a look like that, I could forgive her the man hands. Totally not guilty. (Awesome smile, too.)

}:-)4


10 posted on 12/16/2010 9:22:57 AM PST by Moose4 ("By all that you hold dear on this good Earth, I bid you stand, Men of the West!")
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To: Nachum

Anyone remember space marine Vasquez from “Aliens”? That actress was Jenette Goldstein from Beverly Hills!

“Hey Vasquez. Have you ever been mistaken for a man?”

“No. Have YOU?”


11 posted on 12/16/2010 9:23:10 AM PST by pogo101
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To: Nachum

Guilty as sin.


12 posted on 12/16/2010 9:23:42 AM PST by Celtic Cross (I AM the Impeccable Hat. (AKA The Pope's Hat))
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To: Nachum

Ugh, too much. The best physique for a gal is that of a tennis player. By that I mean Amanda Coetzer, Gabriela Sabatini and Maria Sharapova.


13 posted on 12/16/2010 9:23:48 AM PST by jla
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To: Joe 6-pack

I am sure this will get removed...but I’d schtup it


14 posted on 12/16/2010 9:24:10 AM PST by BubbaJunebug
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To: Grunthor

You, and a few who posted priorly, didn’t view the slideshow, did you?


15 posted on 12/16/2010 9:26:01 AM PST by jla
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To: Nachum

I find the article highly biased without discussion of Christian, muslim, Hindu, Buddhist, Baha’i, Shinto, Druid, Zoroastrian, Rastafarian, Unitarian-Universalism and Scientology religions.


16 posted on 12/16/2010 9:26:44 AM PST by Rebelbase
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17 posted on 12/16/2010 9:28:30 AM PST by jla
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To: Joe 6-pack

She’s a masterpiece in my opinion.


18 posted on 12/16/2010 9:29:39 AM PST by Soothesayer (smallpox is not a person)
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To: Rebelbase

I agree. I nominate you to find articles of such said women and post them so the gallery can decide if they are NOT GUILTY.


19 posted on 12/16/2010 9:29:55 AM PST by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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Bodybuilding Made Easy


20 posted on 12/16/2010 9:33:04 AM PST by jla
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To: Gondring

Uber mega not guilty


21 posted on 12/16/2010 9:33:44 AM PST by Hegewisch Dupa
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To: Nachum

I bet you could crack a walnut on her backside..


22 posted on 12/16/2010 9:33:59 AM PST by IamConservative (Never kick a fresh turd on a hot day. - Truman)
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To: Nachum

That is exactly why I left off Bull-Dyke Neo-Paganism.


23 posted on 12/16/2010 9:34:52 AM PST by Rebelbase
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It appears that she also has breast implants.


24 posted on 12/16/2010 9:35:39 AM PST by jla
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To: jla

The best physique for a gal is that of a tennis player. By that I mean Amanda Coetzer, Gabriela Sabatini and Maria Sharapova.

_____________________________________

Your forgot Simona Halep.

http://www.google.com/images?um=1&hl=en&biw=1003&bih=597&tbs=isch:1&aq=f&aqi=&oq=&gs_rfai=&q=Simona%20Halep


25 posted on 12/16/2010 9:35:51 AM PST by Responsibility2nd (Yes, as a matter of fact, what you do in your bedroom IS my business.)
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To: Nachum

I’d Lazamataz it.


26 posted on 12/16/2010 9:35:59 AM PST by OB1kNOb (China is now the world's ant. America has become the world's grasshopper. Fear the coming winter.)
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To: Nachum
Oye vey


27 posted on 12/16/2010 9:36:43 AM PST by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: pogo101
I watched that movie again recently (Aliens), and was thinking, “Did the actress who played Vasquez ever get much work after that (Jenette Goldstein)? Because her CHARACTER has been in a dozen movies after that!” (most recently Avatar).
28 posted on 12/16/2010 9:37:11 AM PST by allmendream (Tea Party did not send the GOP to D.C. to negotiate the terms of our surrender to socialism.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Too much. It’s just too much. LOL


29 posted on 12/16/2010 9:38:05 AM PST by jla
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To: Lazlo in PA

Thinking of the Frank Zappa song “Jewish Princess”.


30 posted on 12/16/2010 9:39:23 AM PST by hoagy62 (.)
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To: andy58-in-nh

Now THAT’S a Mitzvah!


31 posted on 12/16/2010 9:40:02 AM PST by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: Lazamataz
I’d Lazamataz it.

You've been summoned.

32 posted on 12/16/2010 9:40:33 AM PST by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: Nachum
Dina Al Sabah, muslim body builder:


33 posted on 12/16/2010 9:43:18 AM PST by Rebelbase
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Enough already! Think I'll class this thread up a bit, and who better to illustrate this than Rosie O!


34 posted on 12/16/2010 9:43:29 AM PST by jla
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To: jla

That can’t be Rosie, the boat is obviously floating!


35 posted on 12/16/2010 9:48:38 AM PST by thulldud (Is it "alter or abolish" time yet?)
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To: from occupied ga

May be better if she had some hips on her. Yikes.


36 posted on 12/16/2010 9:49:49 AM PST by bolobaby
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To: pogo101
“Hey Vasquez. Have you ever been mistaken for a man?”

“No. Have YOU?”

(One of my favorite lines from the Movie "Aliens")

37 posted on 12/16/2010 9:49:55 AM PST by 6SJ7 (atlasShruggedInd = TRUE)
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To: Rebelbase

‘Dina Al Sabah, muslim body builder:’

I rule this offering as NOT GUILTY


38 posted on 12/16/2010 9:50:00 AM PST by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: jla

Rosie just got a part in the new Three Stooges movie! They’re gonna shave her head so she can play Curly! Madonna is getting a bowl cut, and will play Moe. Lindsey Lohan will be Larry.


39 posted on 12/16/2010 9:50:01 AM PST by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: massgopguy
Now THAT’S a Mitzvah!

"Bar" none. ;-)

40 posted on 12/16/2010 9:51:32 AM PST by andy58-in-nh (America does not need to be organized: it needs to be liberated.)
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To: jla

ARRRGH - For your sins go to people of walmart and look at the women there.


41 posted on 12/16/2010 9:51:55 AM PST by from occupied ga (Your most dangerous enemy is your own government,)
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra

LOL I honestly am not sure if you’re serious or not!


42 posted on 12/16/2010 9:53:16 AM PST by jla
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To: Rebelbase

Those things could hold enough C-4 to level six city blocks.

43 posted on 12/16/2010 9:54:23 AM PST by andy58-in-nh (America does not need to be organized: it needs to be liberated.)
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To: jla
I guess Coetzers alright if you like that sort of look


44 posted on 12/16/2010 9:57:40 AM PST by Dick Vomer (democrats are like flies, whatever they don't eat, they sh#t on)
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To: from occupied ga
Sins? What do you have against voluptuous women in wet T-shirts?
45 posted on 12/16/2010 9:58:05 AM PST by jla
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To: Responsibility2nd

Simona Halep couldn’t get “around” to hit her overheads... she kept getting slapped in the face and knocked out.


46 posted on 12/16/2010 9:59:27 AM PST by Dick Vomer (democrats are like flies, whatever they don't eat, they sh#t on)
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To: Dick Vomer

Yeah, I like that sort of look.


47 posted on 12/16/2010 10:00:57 AM PST by jla
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To: jla

You misspelled “voluminous”.


48 posted on 12/16/2010 10:01:53 AM PST by Redcloak (What's your zombie plan?)
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To: jla

That must have been taken after the BP gulf spill. Shes got oil covering her cankle.


49 posted on 12/16/2010 10:04:16 AM PST by Rebelbase
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To: pogo101

She also played the foster-mom in “T2” and one of the murdered cops (the one in the exploding pool) in “Lethal Weapon 2”.


50 posted on 12/16/2010 10:05:41 AM PST by SJSAMPLE
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