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  5/16/2014, Iyar 16, 5774

NBN Annual Award Given to Six Anglo Immigrants

The Aliyah-promotion organization Nefesh B'Nefesh (NBN) handed out six awards to English-speaking olim (immigrants) in the Knesset Thursday, honoring their contributions to Israeli society. Prize winners included Joseph Gitler, the founder of anti-hunger organization and food bank Leket Israel; Rebbetzin Malka Bina, founder of Matan College; Yossi Abramowitz, a leader in renewable energy; Professor Jeffrey Hosdorf of Tel Aviv University and Sourasky Medical Center; comic illustrator Ya'akov Kirschen; and lone soldier Nira Lee.