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2019 EMET Prize Laureates, back row from left to right: Professor Benjamin Z. Kedar, Professor Avner
‘Israel’s Nobel Prize’ goes to 11 winners - Watch live

The award has been awarded annually since 2002 to Israeli citizens in recognition of “academic or professional excellence."

PROF. AVNER DE SHALIT, Political Science and Strategy
EMET Prize to be awarded: ‘Israel’s Nobel Prize’ goes to 11 winners

Ilana Ashkenazi, director of the EMET Prize, adds, “The EMET Prize illustrates how academic and professional excellence can improve the human condition, in all areas of life.”

2019 EMET Prize Laureates, back row from left to right: Professor Benjamin Z. Kedar, Professor Avner
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.

EMET Prize announces new cadre of winners

The intention of the prize is to “acknowledge those who view excellence as a way of life, and the fulfillment of human potential as essential to creating a better world for future generations.”

Making the world a better place

EMET Prize honors nine outstanding individuals in their annual ceremony.

22/11/2018
EMET prize honors nine outstanding individuals in their annual ceremony

“These winners are dedicated to making the world a better place,” the night’s emcee Gal Ravid told the audience in the Jerusalem Theater.

20/11/2018
EMET Prize laureates Hanna Herzog and Michal Rovner
Art, and women, making an impact on the landscape of Israel

EMET Prize laureates Michal Rovner and Hanna Herzog describe the powerful impact their work has on how we see the world.

2018 Women EMET Prize winners (July 11, 2018)
Stepping into the limelight

With an unprecedented five women acknowledged this year, the EMET Prize has given them their well-deserved moment to shine

11/07/2018
Award presentation to the EMET Prize Director, Ilana Ashkenazi, for Promoting Excellence Among Women
For the first time, most of 2018’s EMET Prize laureates are women

“Last year there were no female winners, so I called on women, through the media, to apply for the prize,” Ilana Ashkenazi, director of the EMET Prize organization, said.

31/05/2018
Headshot of Ilana Ashkenazi, March 29, 2018
Honoring those who serve the greater good

As the EMET Prize enters its 17th year, its director Ilana Ashkenazi explains why each winner represents the best humanity has to offer.

29/03/2018
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