The Association of Orthodox Jewish Scientists announced today that its M.M. Feder-ward for special achievement in the field of Jewish Religious Law and Science had been awarded to Dr. Immanuel Jakobovits, rabbi of the Fifth Avenue Synagogue, New York, for the Jewish year 5725 and to Dr. Leo Levi, Assistant Professor of Physics at the City College of New York for 5726.
Rabbi Jakobovits received the award for his contributions in the field of Jewish Religious Law and Medicine. He is the author of “Jewish Medical Ethics. ” Dr. Levi was honored for a paper on “The Astronomical Basis of Twilight in Jewish Religious Law. ” They received awards of $500 each at a ceremony here this week. The awards were endowed by the Feder Family and are given annually by the Association.
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