8 students receive Ramon Award in memory of fallen astronaut Ilan Ramon

By
August 8, 2013 17:36

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later

Eight outstanding school-pupils and volunteers received the Ramon Award in memory of fallen Israeli astronaut Ilan Ramon and his son, Asaf, from Knesset speaker MK Yuli Edelstein on Thursday.

The award, created by the Science, Technology and Space Ministry and the Ramon Foundation, was handed to the winners by Ramon’s widow, Rona Ramon and Minister Yaakov Peri.

The astronaut died in a decade ago in the Columbia shuttle disaster, while his son perished in a training flight in 2009.



The winners were Damas Pikde of Holon; Hadas Hevron of Mevasseret Zion; Yoni Halatnik of Kiryat Ata; Karina Kaviat of Beersheba; Koral Dik of Rishon Lezion; and Adham Hasin of Rama.

Among their achievements were raising money for public libraries in the Druse community, raising funds for medications for foreign workers, serving as tutors for special-needs children and establishing a school debating society.

Join Jerusalem Post Premium Plus now for just $5 and upgrade your experience with an ads-free website and exclusive content. Click here>>

Related Content

Breaking news
December 14, 2018
Report: Iran sees Yemen ceasefire as postive step to end war

By REUTERS