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Nobel Winner is Jewish

Prof. Howard M. Temin, of the University of Wisconsin here, who was one of the three cancer research experts named as joint winner of the 1975 Nobel Prize for Medicine, is Jewish. The 40-year-old Prof. Temin is a member of the Madison Jewish Community Council and the Beth Israel Center. His wife is a life member of the Great Lakes Region Chapter of Hadassah, and the family is active in Beth Israel Synagogue. Prof. David Baltimore of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Dr. Renato Dubecco of Britain’s Cancer Research Fund Laboratory shared in the Nobel Prize. Prof. Baltimore is also Jewish.