Rooms of $0fl95
J Carpet cleaned* 17
Rooms of . . $A
Carpet cleaned' /7
11 Sofa or
I 2 Chairs cleaned* $ 4 9 95
Russian Jew shares prize in physics.
Jewish Telegraphic Agency
1940. He also taught at Gorky State
His academic work has included
research into superconductivity, theo-
ack in 1947, Vitaly
ries of radio-wave propagation, radio
Ginzburg, the Russian Jewish
astronomy and the origin of cosmic
cientist who received the
Nobel Prize in physics this
Early in his career, Ginzburg was an
month, expected Soviet authorities to
ardent believer in science and a critic of
religious worldviews. To his credit, -
During the anti-Semitic campaign
Jewish leaders say, such views did not
unleashed by Stalin after World War II,
preclude a deep devotion to the Jewish
"my name was often mentioned in the
newspapers among other prominent
Ginzburg never shunned his Jewish
`cosmopolitans,'" Ginzburg said,
background, even though in recent
employing a Soviet propaganda
years he has become especially
word used to denounce Jews and
active in his atheism, publishing
others accused as "agents of
several articles on the subject.
imperialism and Zionism."
Ginzburg doesn't like to com-
Ginzburg said he narrowly
promise when it comes to athe-
escaped arrest, and his academic
ism, Satanovsky said.
career suffered for a while.
Satanovsky recalled that when
Despite the anti-Semitism he
the RJC board voted last year
experienced then, Ginzburg is
on a statement of solidarity with
amonc, b a handful of older academics
Israel, Ginzburg argued strenuously
who have been involved in rebuilding
against a line in which Jewish leaders
Russian Jewish life since the collapse of
offered a prayer for the well-being of
the Jewish state.
Ginzburg, 87, has been a member of
the board of directors of the Russian
Jewish Congress (RJC) since the organ-
Ginzburg is co-chairman of the Society
ization was started in 1996. He's the
for Solidarity With the People of Israel,
oldest member of the group's Public
a pro-Israel advocacy group of Russian
Advisory Council, which is made up of Jews created in 2002 to enlist Russian
prominent figures in arts, science and
public support for Israel.
Last year, Ginzburg got involved in a
The scientist is well known for his
heated argument with another Nobel
passionate stand against anti-Semitism
Prize winner, Russian author Alexander
and his support of secular Jewish iden-
Solzhenitsyn, after Solzhenitsyn pub-
tity and the State of Israel. RJC leaders
lished a book devoted to Russian
described Ginzburg as one of the most
Jewish history. Many in the Jewish
active and passionate men among the
community found the book, Two
group's lay leadership.
Hundred Years Together, to be biased
"He is one of those Jewish leaders
who is extremely active in propagating
Ginzburg raised the issue at an RJC
the idea of a secular Jewry," said Yevge-
board meetings, Satanovsky said, and
ny Satanovsky, the RJC's president.
later persuaded the group to allocate
Ginzburg was given the prize "for
funds toward the publication of a book
pioneering contributions to the theory
challenging anti-Jewish statements in
of superconductors and superfluids,"
according to a release by the Nobel
In a telephone interview hours after
Prize committee. He will share the
his share of the $1.3 million prize was
prize with another Russian scientist,
announced, Ginzburg said he would
Alexei Abrikosov, now working in the
give the money to his young great-
United States, and a British-born
American researcher, Anthony Leggett.
The sum appeared like a lot to him,
A physicist and astrophysicist,
as it would "to any Russian who is not
Ginzburg has worked at the Moscow-
a crook or a business magnate," he
based Lebedev Physical Institute since
No E%tra Charge for heAvily soiled
carpet or high traffic areas. Many
cleaners charge more for "dirty"
No Extra Charge for stain
removal! We'll send our chemist
to your home at No Extra Charge!
No Extra Charge for weekend
cleanings. We'll come out to your
home 7 days a week for your
convenience at No Extra Charge!
* Stairs & Halls priced separately. Rooms over 250 sq. ft. & loose
cushions slightly higher. Some other restrictions apply.
+ Excludes Furniture, Oriental & Area rugs, discoloration & carbon stains.
Call mithin 3 days of carpet cleaning to schedule a chemist
Expect the best...Expect the Purple truck!
The Original Since 1939
Call us 7 days a week!
Drop Off Rug Care Centers
Area Rug Cleaning Special
8 Mile W / Coolidge Old Woodward & Lincoln
The Courtyard Shops
12 Mile & Novi Rd
We also offer Pick Up & Delivery serviCC:t
Bring your oriental or area rugs
to any of our Rucare.cipAtgl,,.
and we'll clean
40 .4 .3yottg,
The Home Theater Specialist
SAME DAY SERVICE
k SALES • SERVICE • DESIGN • INSTALLATION
I Hours: M-Th 9-6 • Fri 9-7 • Sat 10-4 • Sun Closed
IN BY 9AM OUT BY SPM
(dry doming only)
Store Hours: Monday - Saturday lam-7pm
• Multi-room AudioNideo
• Home Theater • Satellite
Cable Telephone, Security &
Central Vac Systems
AUTHORIZED DEALER FOR: . .
• SharpVision • B&K • Marantz
• Onkyo • Paradingm • Klipsch
• Snell • Russound
3355 Orchard Lake Rd. • Keego Harbor
(Between Cass and Commerce Rd.)
PRE-PAID • NO LIMIT
• No Leathers, Wedding Gowns
or Winter Coats
With Coupon • Expires I 1/30/03
IIIMI II= la