Meet the winners of the EMET Prize, Israel’s Nobel

Watch the awards presentation of the 20th EMET Prize Awards here.

 
20th EMET ceremony 2022

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The EMET Prize, known as Israel’s “Nobel” Prize, will be presented to six awardees at the Jerusalem Theatre on Sunday evening.

  • Professors Ruth Lapidoth and Amnon Rubinstein will receive the award in the Social Sciences for their academic work and contributions to society in the field of law.
  • The winners in the Life Sciences are Hermona Soreq, professor of Molecular Neuroscience at the Hebrew University, for her accomplishments in brain research, and Rafael Malach, professor of Brain Research in the Department of Neurobiology at the Weizmann Institute of Science, for his achievements in neuroscience.
  • Finally, professors Oded Lipshitz from Tel Aviv University and Gideon Shelach-Lavi from the Hebrew University will be awarded the Prize in the Humanities for their accomplishments in the field of archeology
 The six laureates of the EMET Prize pose with the AMN Foundation's Arieh Dobson and Ilana Ashkenazi for a photograph at the Jerusalem Theater yesterday evening.  (credit: DAVID SALEM-ZOOG PRODUCTIONS) The six laureates of the EMET Prize pose with the AMN Foundation's Arieh Dobson and Ilana Ashkenazi for a photograph at the Jerusalem Theater yesterday evening. (credit: DAVID SALEM-ZOOG PRODUCTIONS)

Meet the winners of the EMET Prize: 

The EMET Prize will be awarded in the presence of Prime Minister Naftali Bennett.

At the event, Adv. Shlomit Barnea Fargo, legal adviser in the Prime Minister’s Office, who has been a member of the prize committee since its establishment, will be presented with the Yakirat EMET award.

“We are proud to add these six intellectuals to the wonderful gallery of prize laureates – researchers, craftsmen and leaders in their field, who have advanced the special fabric of life in the State of Israel,” Ilana Ashkenazi, CEO of the EMET Prize, said.