Singer could still collect award if he attends in the next two years.
Honorees in music, sciences slated to accept awards at Knesset in May
Recently, we have revisited the question of the efficacy of such prizes.
Nine outstanding North Americans in the sciences and the arts were on Thursday night awarded five Wolf Prizes.
Prize awarded for a "unique contribution to mankind and friendly relations among peoples."
This year’s Wolf Prize was awarded to Chi-Huey Wong, a carbohydrate chemist who has pioneered research into the synthesis of complex carbohydrates.