JEWISH RECIPIENTS OF THE DANNIE HEINEMAN PRIZE
FOR MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS

(37% of recipients)
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Listed below are recipients of the Dannie Heineman Prize for Mathematical Physics who were, or are, Jewish (or of half-Jewish descent, as noted).  This award is considered to be among the two or three most prestigious in the field of theoretical and mathematical physics.
  • Murray Gell-Mann (1959)
  • Marvin Goldberger (1961)
  • Sergio Fubini (1968)
  • Steven Weinberg (1977)
  • Elliott Lieb (1978)
  • Arthur Jaffe (1980)
  • Jeffrey Goldstone (1981)
  • Martin Kruskal (1983)
  • Alexander Polyakov (1986)
  • Yakov Sinai (1990)
  • Stanley Mandelstam (1992)
  • Richard Arnowitt (1994)
  • Stanley Deser (1994)
  • Roy Glauber (1996)
  • Nathan Seiberg (1998)
  • Edward Witten (1998)
  • Sidney Coleman (2000)
  • Vladimir Arnold 1 (2001)
  • Michael Green (2002)
  • John Schwarz (2002)
  • Gabriele Veneziano (2004)
  • Daniel Freedman (2006)
  • Mitchell Feigenbaum (2008)
  • Raymond Stora (2009)
  • Igor Tyutin 2 (2009)
  • Michael Aizenman (2010)
  • Giovanni Jona-Lasinio 3 (2012)
  • Andrew Strominger 4 (2016)
  • Carl Bender (2017)
NOTES
1. Jewish mother, non-Jewish father; see Celestial Encounters, by F. Diacu and P. Holmes (Princeton, 1996, p. 191).
2. Jewish mother, non-Jewish father; see Felix Berezin: The Life and Death of the Mastermind of Supermathematics, edited by Mikhail Shifman (World Scientific, Singapore, London, and Hackensack, NJ, 2007, p.191).
3. Jewish father, non-Jewish mother.  See "A Jew in Rome," by Richard Ellis in the April 2001 issue of Midstream.
4. Jewish father, biochemist Jack Strominger.

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