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  • Group of Soviet Dissidents Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

    The U.S. Commission for Security and Cooperation in Europe that monitors the Helsinki accord has nominated a group of Soviet dissidents for the Nobel Peace Prize. The Commission addressed a letter to the Nobel committee in Stockholm that nominated imprisoned activists Anatoly Shcharansky, Yuri Orlov, Alexander Ginsburg and other dissidents who are members of the… More ▸

  • Special Analysis the Mellowing of a Hard-liner

    If Menachem Begin brings peace to Israel he will become a hero of Jewish history. He will share the Nobel Peace Prize with President Anwar Sadat of Egypt. He will be hailed and feted as a statesman of giant stature–and deservedly so. He will receive the accolades of his countrymen, and the honest apologies of… More ▸

  • Jewish Scientist Wins Nobel Prize

    Dr. Rosalyn Yalow was named today a co-winner of the 1977 Nobel Prize for physiology and medicine. She will share the $145,000 award with two other Americans, Dr. Roger Guillemin and Dr. Andrew Schally. Dr. Yalow, 56, who is Jewish, is on the staff of the Veterans Administration Hospital in The Bronx. She was cited… More ▸

  • Some 100 Israeli Notables Nominate Klarsfeld for Nobel Peace Prize

    More than 100 ministers, former Cabinet ministers, Knesset members and members of the faculties of four Israeli universities have nominated Germanborn anti-Nazi activist Beate Klarsfeld for the 1977 Nobel Peace Prize. The nomination, with the appended signatures, was sent to the Nobel Peace Prize Committee in Norway before Feb. 1 as required by the rules…. More ▸

  • Bellow Wins 1976 Nobel Prize

    The 1976 Nobel Prize for Literature was awarded here yesterday to Saul Bellow, the American novelist and academician whose large body of work epitomizes the experience of the Jewish intellectual in America in this century. He lost out winning the Nobel Prize in October 1975 despite indications that he was a front-runner for the award…. More ▸

  • 2 Jews Are Nobel Prize Winners

    Two leading scholars, Dr. Milton Friedman of Chicago and Dr. Baruch S. Blumberg of Philadelphia, both Jewish, were announced today in Stockholm as 1976 Nobel Prize winners. A third winner was Dr. D. Carleton Gajdusek. Friedman, 64, an internationally-famous economist who teaches at the University of Chicago, was awarded the Nobel Prize for economics. The… More ▸

  • 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… More ▸

  • Soviet Jewish Economist Named As Joint Winner of 1975 Nobel Prize

    Prof. Leonid Kantorovich of the Soviet Union who was named yesterday as the joint winner of the 1975 Nobel Prize in economics, is Jewish, the National Conference on Soviet Jewry informed the Jewish Telegraphic Agency today. The NCSJ said it obtained information from an authoritative source that the 63-year-old Nobel Laureate’s parents were Jewish and… More ▸

  • Dr. Pekeris Winner of 1974 ‘nobel Prize’ of Earth Sciences

    Dr. Chaim Leib Pekeris, founder of the Applied Mathematics Department of the Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot, Israel, has been awarded Columbia University’s 1974 Vetlesen Prize in the Earth Sciences–called the Nobel Prize of the earth sciences. in announcing the award, Columbia University president Dr. William J. McGill. cited Dr. Pekeris “as an outstanding… More ▸