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St. Louis Jewish Light

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

St. Louis Jewish Light

Sam Weissman, then an assistant professor of chemistry, and Jonathan Townsen examine magnetic resonance data at Washington U. around 1962.

Washington U’s Manhattan Project braintrust

BY ROBERT A. COHN, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus May 16, 2012

Samtuel “Sam” Isaac Weissman, Ph.D., who died at 94 in 2007, was one of the six founders of the modern chemistry department at Washington University. All six were veterans of the Manhattan Project, which led to the assembling of the atomic bombs used...

Univ. of California president defends Farrakhan appearance on campus

JTA March 11, 2012

University of California President Mark Yudof defended Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan's right to speak at the university's Berkeley campus. Farrakhan's speech Saturday was billed as being about black empowerment, but was also peppered with anti-Semitic...

Rep, Brad Sherman condemns honor for Robinson

JTA, NEW YORK January 12, 2012

Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Calif.) urged the University of California Berkeley to rescind the “2012 Public Health Hero” award bestowed on Mary Robinson, citing her virulent anti-Israel bias. Robinson, the former president of Ireland and the United Nations...

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