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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

From left, Bruce (Beau) Michelson, Jr., Technion University students Amit Gilboa and Yaela Golumbic, and  Renee and Bruce Michelson are pictured at an American Technion Society event hosted at Renee and Bruce Michelson’s home in Ladue. Photo: Michael A. Iskiwitch

Technion is celebrated as Israel’s scientific hub

By David Baugher, Special to the Jewish Light March 8, 2017

Obscured by jargon and riddled with complexity, science can sometimes seem like inaccessible terrain for many. That’s where people like Yaela Golumbic come in.“Science is around us in everything we do,” said the 34-year-old. “When we wake up in...

Prof. Boaz Golany

Visiting Technion leader discusses joint venture with Cornell U.

BY ROBERT A. COHN, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus May 23, 2012

A partnership between the Technion, often called “Israel’s MIT,” and Cornell University, will result in a new, multi-billion dollar academic campus located on Roosevelt Island, N.Y. slated to break ground in 2015, according to a top Technion official...

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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