Hardy-Weinberg law

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Har·dy-Wein·berg law

A fundamental principle in population genetics stating that the genotype frequencies and gene frequencies of a large, randomly mating population remain constant provided immigration, mutation, and selection do not take place.

[After Godfrey Harold Hardy (1877-1947), British mathematician, and Wilhelm , Weinberg (1862-1937), German physician.]
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Los Angeles, CA, March 30, 2016 --(PR.com)-- The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum has digitized the archival documents of Rabbi Wilhelm Weinberg, the first post-Holocaust Chief Rabbi of Hesse and Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
The digitized documents of Rabbi Wilhelm Weinberg span a variety of topics: the creation of a Jewish people's university in the refugee camps near Salzburg, Austria; the fight against anti-Semitism and Nazis in post-War Germany; the renovation and dedication of the main synagogue in Frankfurt am Main; gaining freedom for Jewish convicts held in US custody; relations between John J.
Included are essays, lectures, sermons, newspaper articles and various writings of Rabbi Wilhelm Weinberg spanning a range of topics: events affecting the Jewish communities of Central Europe from the years before the Nazis rose to power to the post-war reconstruction of Jewish communities in Austria and Germany; comments on general issues of philosophy, ethics, morality, politics, religion in general and Judaism in particular; and thoughts on Zionism and the challenges experienced in everyday life.