NEW YORK (Apr. 24)
A number of Jews were named as recipients today of 1955 Guggenheim Fellowships in a variety of fields. The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation announced grants to 248 Americans totalling $968,000. Among the Jews awarded grants were:
Dr. Max Weinreich, Associate Professor of Yiddish Studies at City College of New York, for work on the history of the Yiddish language; Dr. Alexander Weinstein, Associate Professor of Applied Mathematics at the University of Maryland; Dr. Daniel Zelinsky. Associate Professor of Mathematics at Northwestern University; Dr. Sol Kramer, research associate in zoology at New York University; Dr. Gertrude Himmelfarb, research historian of London, England; Dr. Irvin Ehrenpreis, Assistant Professor of English at Indiana University.
Also. Dr. Bernard Weinberg. Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures at Northwestern University; Noah Greenberg, choral director in New York; Dr. Isaac Barshad, associate soil chemist at the University of California; Saul Bellow, novelist and teacher at Bard College; Miss Hortense Calisher, writer of Nyack, New York; Dr. Jacob J. Finkelstein, research assistant of the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Literatures at Yale University; Dr. Harold Levine, lecturer in applied science at Harvard University; Dr. Isadore Pelman, Professor of Chemistry at the University of California and Dr. Eugene Rabinowitch, Professor of Botany at the University of Illinois.