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Jewish Nobel laureates

Mikhlalah le-ḥinukh ʻa. sh. Daṿid Yelin. American Friends

Jewish Nobel laureates

presented at the annual dinner, Hotel Pierre, New York City, October 12, 1994.

by Mikhlalah le-ḥinukh ʻa. sh. Daṿid Yelin. American Friends

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Published by American Friends of the David Yellin Teachers College in [New York, NY] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jews -- Biography.,
  • Nobel Prizes.,
  • Jews -- Portraits.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    GenreBiography., Portraits.
    SeriesPhotographic album series ;, v. 6
    ContributionsMikhlalah le-ḥinukh ʻa. sh. Daṿid Yelin. American Friends.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS115 .J3 1994
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL537569M
    LC Control Number96115888


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Jews. This list of Nobel laureates by university affiliation shows the university affiliations of individual winners of the Nobel Prize and the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences since (as ofindividual laureates in total). This list considers Nobel laureates as equal individuals and does not consider their various prize shares or if they received the prize more than once.

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