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A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Michael Rosbash, a Kansas City native,  won a 2017 Nobel Prize for medicine/physiology.Photo: Brandeis University

This year’s NFL short list; Jewish Nobel winners

BY NATE BLOOM October 11, 2017

Gridiron HebrewsJewish Sports Review magazine is out with its annual list of Jews in the NFL and it’s the “thinnest” year I can recall. Only three Jewish players are on an NFL roster. They are: NATE EBNER, 28, of the New England Patriots; ALI MARPET,...

Dr. Aaron Ciechanover

Talking science with Nobel Prize-winning Israeli biochemist during visit to St. Louis

By Cate Marquis, SPECIAL TO THE JEWISH LIGHT May 2, 2012

Nobel Prize-winning Israeli biochemist Dr. Aaron Ciechanover visited Washington University last week to speak about his work. However, this was far from Ciechanover’s first visit to St. Louis, as the scientist has a long association with Washington...

Professor Dan Shechtman of the Technion-Israel Institute of
Technology has won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Handout photo

What is it about Israel that wins Nobels?

By Linda Gradstein, JTA, JERUSALEM October 12, 2011

Dan Shechtman remembers the day he was kicked out of a research group because of the theory that last week won him the Nobel Prize in chemistry."Read this book. What you say is impossible," the group leader at the National Bureau of Standards in Maryland,...

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