2019 EMET Prize Winners honored

Present at the event were members of the professional selection committees, EMET award committee members, and some of the top scientific in Israel today.

By ALAN ROSENBAUM
July 8, 2019 16:40
2019 EMET Prize Laureates, back row from left to right: Professor Benjamin Z. Kedar, Professor Avner

2019 EMET Prize Laureates, back row from left to right: Professor Benjamin Z. Kedar, Professor Avner De Shalit, Dr. David Weinfeld, Professor Mordechai Segev, and Professor Tsvi Piran. Front row, left to right: Professor Michal Schwartz, Professor Azar Gat, and Dr. Hannah Amit-Kochavi. Other winners. (photo credit: DAVID SALEM-ZOOG PRODUCTIONS)

The 2019 winners of the EMET Prize for Science, Art, and Culture are professors Yinon Ben-Neriah, Michal Schwartz, and Yair Reisner in the Life Sciences; professors Mordechai Segev and Tsvi Piran in the Exact Sciences; professors Michal Sobel and Benjamin Z. Kedar in the Humanities; professors Azar Gat and Avner De Shalit in the Social Sciences; and Dr. Hannah Amit-Kochavi and Dr. David Weinfeld in Culture and Art.

The EMET prize ceremony will be held in Jerusalem in November, in the presence of the prime minister, heads of science, and university presidents. The winners, who will receive their shares of $1 million in prize money, were introduced on Friday at the Tel Aviv Hilton. Present at the luncheon were members of the professional selection committees, EMET award committee members, and some of the top scientific and research minds in Israel.

Members of the EMET award committee


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