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Thu, Aug 22


Skokie Public Library

Jews and Science

The relation of Jews to science, with particular examples of Jewish physicists, will be presented by Professor Jeffry Mallow.

Jews and Science
Jews and Science

Time & Location

Aug 22, 2024, 7:00 PM CDT

Skokie Public Library, 5215 Oakton St, Skokie, IL 60077, USA

About the Event

Jews  have for more than a century shown a special affinity for science. In  the US, for example, more than a quarter of science Nobel laureates are  Jewish. What is the source of this affinity?  Professor Mallow will  describe the relation between Jews and science, as well as  the lives of  some outstanding Jewish physicists.

Jeffry Mallow is Emeritus Professor of Physics, Loyola University. He serves on the Forward Association, which publishes The Forward and Der Forverts. He  is Honorary Chair of the Chicago YIVO Society.

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