Menu JTA Search

Soviet Test Proves Young Jew Prodigy at Figures or Fiddle

SIGN UP FOR THE JTA DAILY BRIEFING

A prodigy with twin talents was discovered ##day in Kiev, Ukrainefi when an ### year old Jewish boy, Boris Korn###um, appeared before M. Zatonsky, ##he Ukrainian Soviet Commissar of ##ducation, to prove that he is one ##f the best violinists and mathe###aticians in the country.

Within three minutes the Jewish boy solved an intricate mathematical problem submitted to him by the Soviet Commissar. His musical talent has also been acknowledged by professors of the Kiev Conservatory of Music.

As a result of the examination, the Municipal Soviet of Kiev will be instructed to carry the cost of the boy’s education in music and in higher mathematics.

NEXT STORY