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  • Begin Receives Nobel Peace Prize

    The 1978 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded here today to Israeli Premier Menachem Begin and to Egyptian President Anwar Sadat, who was represented at the ceremony by former Parliament Speaker Said Marai. Both men, Begin in his address, and Sadat in his message read out by Marai, pledged themselves in the Israeli Premier’s words, to:… More ▸

  • Special to the JTA Curtain-raiser on Nobel Peace Prize Ceremonies December 10

    Israeli Premier Menachem Begin is due in Oslo tomorrow to attend the Nobel Peace Prize presentation Sunday afternoon. The ceremony will take place as scheduled, in the presence of the King and most members of the Norwegian government, in spite of Egyptian President Anwar Sadat’s decision not to attend. During their three-day stay in Norway,… More ▸

  • Controversy over Begin’s Trip to Oslo

    A sharp controversy has broken out over Premier Menachem Begin’s trip to Oslo to accept the 1978 Nobel Peace Prize that he shares with President Anwar Sadat of Egypt next Sunday. The propriety of the trip is being questioned because the peace talks with Egypt remain stalled and Sadat has announced that he will not… More ▸

  • Singer Will ‘say Something’ in Yiddish at Nobel Ceremony in Stockholm

    Israel Bashevis Singer, winner of the 1978 Nobel Prize for Literature, said here Thursday that he intends to “say something” in Yiddish when he accepts his award in Stockholm next month. The famed Yiddish writer, who was feted for 90 minutes by the American Jewish Committee and its magazine Present Tense, told the 125 people… More ▸

  • Begin and Sadat Congratulate Each Other for Sharing in the 1978 Nobel Peace Prize

    Premier Menachem Begin and President Anwar Sadat of Egypt congratulated each other warmly over their sharing of the 1978 Nobel peace prize, in a telephone a telephone conversation between Jerusalem and Cairo last night. Begin, who had refrained from responding publicly to the announcement of the award in Oslo late Friday because of the Sabbath… More ▸

  • Arno Penzias is Nobel Winner

    Dr. Arno Penzias, who as a child narrowly escaped the Nazi dragnet in his native Germany, was named co-winner today of the 1978 Nobel Prize for physics. Penzias, 47, is director of radio research at the Bell Laboratories in Holmdel, N. J., where he lives. He will share the award with Dr. Robert W. Wilson,… More ▸

  • Simon Wins Nobel Prize for Economics

    Prof. Herbert A. Simon of Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, whose forebears, including a Civil War soldier, were Jewish, won the 1978 Nobel Prize for economics today. Simon, 62, was cited by the Swedish Academy of Sciences “for his pioneering research into the decision making process within economic organizations.” He is the seventh American to… More ▸

  • Daniel Nathans Shares in the 1978 Nobel Prize for Medicine

    Dr. Daniel Nathans, 49, director of the microbiology department at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore since 1972, is one of three scientists to share the 1978 Nobel Prize for Medicine. Nathans, who became the second American Jew to win a Nobel Prize this year, shares the award with Swiss microbiology Prof. Wemer Arben… More ▸