City of David activist to be awarded Israel Prize

Be'eri wins prize for turning City of David into site of heritage, education, national, and international tourism of highest order.Mordechai Sones, 3/16/2017, 6:57 PM

'Why are Sephardim excluded from Israel Prize?'

Culture Minister Miri Regev objects to absence of Sephardi Israel Prize winners this year.Hezki Baruch, 2/20/2017, 5:04 PM

96-year-old Holocaust survivor wins Israel Prize

Agnes Keleti, 96-year-old former gymnastic Olympic medalist, established gymnastic training in Israel after immigrating in 1957.Uzi Baruch, 2/14/2017, 1:55 PM

Israel Prize winner to donate prize money to anti-Israel org

Professor David Shulman says he'll donate all 75,000 NIS to Taayush, whose leader Ezra Nawi helped the PA torture Palestinians.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/11/2016, 12:40 PM

'Religious-Zionist revolutionary' Rabbi Sadan wins Israel Prize

Rabbi Sadan, founder of first religious IDF prep school, and Entebbe operation commander Almog win Israel Prize for lifetime achievement.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/31/2016, 2:44 PM

Bennett names radical leftist activist as Israel Prize winner

Prof. Shulman, senior activist in radical Ta'ayush whose members admitted to getting Arab land sellers executed, gets prestigious prize.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/14/2016, 10:23 PM

Druze Council Nominates Katz for Israel Prize; Leftists Protest

Transportation Min. Yisrael Katz nominated for Israel Prize, protestors picket his home over no public transport on Shabbat.Cynthia Blank, 4/9/2015, 2:40 PM

Israel Still Learning How Deal With Immigrants, Says Activist

After 67 years, Israel has still not learned how to deal with immigrants, but things are changing, a long-time activist said.Yaakov Levi, 4/2/2015, 9:10 AM

Fiddler on the Roof Star Chosen for Lifetime Achievement Award

Beloved actor Chaim Topol, best known for his iconic role in 'Fiddler on the Roof,' will be awarded Israel Prize for lifetime achievement.Cynthia Blank, 3/30/2015, 7:01 PM

Poet Erez Biton Tapped for Israel Prize

Biton, who has been named as this year's recipient of the Israel Prize for Literature: 'At first I couldn't believe it.'Gil Ronen, 3/29/2015, 7:43 PM

Survey: PM Shouldn't Have Interfered in Israel Prize

New survey shows public thinks Netanyahu should have stayed out of Israel Prize selection process, but will likely form the next gov't.Cynthia Blank, 2/15/2015, 11:45 AM

Netanyahu Backtracks on Israel Prize After A-G Reprimand

PM Netanyahu backtracks on earlier decision to disqualify leftist judges from the Israel Prize's Literature Committee.Ben Ariel, Canada, 2/13/2015, 9:50 PM

MK Regev: Stop the Hegemony of the Radical Left

Likud MKs Regev and Elkin defend Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu from attacks by the Left over the Israel Prize controversy.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, Cynthia Blank, 2/12/2015, 11:57 AM

'Netanyahu is Not the Rubber Stamp of the Israeli Left'

PM's associates explain he disqualified two literature professors from Israel Prize committee because they support IDF draft-dodgers.Hezki Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 2/12/2015, 8:37 AM

Israel Prize Winner and Social Activist Eli Elaluf Joins Kulanu

Eli Elaluf, a social activist who served on the Knesset Committee for Combating Poverty, announced Thursday he is joining Kulanu.Cynthia Blank, 12/25/2014, 12:31 PM

'Israel Faces a Cultural and Moral Breakdown'

Education Minister, at Israel Prize ceremony, urges Israelis to banish cynicism and embrace high moral values.Uzi Baruch, 5/6/2014, 10:25 PM

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef's Daughter Wins Israel Prize

Lifetime achievement award for Rabbanit Bar-Shalom's contributions to hareidi education, activist's battle against road deaths.Ari Yashar, 3/18/2014, 2:04 PM

Rabbi Lichtenstein: Hesder Students As Good as 'Others'

Prospective Israel Prize winner Rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein said that Hesder yeshiva students were just as studious and serious as any.David Lev, 2/27/2014, 1:57 PM

Rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein to Receive Israel Prize

Rabbi Dr. Aharon Lichtenstein has been named this year's winner of the Israel Prize in Jewish Religious Literature.David Lev, 2/23/2014, 7:03 PM

Piron: Israel Cannot Afford 'Brain Drain'

Education Minister Rabbi Shai Piron said that the state needed to provide the proper resources to prevent "brain drain"David Lev, 4/16/2013, 10:12 PM

Ron Nachman to Receive Israel Prize Posthumously

Former Ariel Mayor Ron Nachman is to receive a Lifetime Achievement Award on Israel Independence Day.David Lev, 2/17/2013, 5:46 PM

Former Supreme Court Judge Miriam Ben-Porat Dies, 94

Former Supreme Court Judge and State Comptroller, Professor Miriam Ben-Porat, passed away Thursday at age 94.Chana Ya'ar, 7/26/2012, 12:12 PM

Israel Prize Laureate Killed in Accident in the U.S.

Prof. Shlomo Bentin, who received the Israel Prize this year, was killed in a car accident near the University of California, Berkeley.Elad Benari, 7/15/2012, 5:37 AM

'Prof. Netanyahu Should Have Been Awarded the Israel Prize'

Yossi Achimeir of the Jabotinsky Center says that the late renowned scholar should have received the Israel Prize. Why didn't he?Elad Benari, 5/1/2012, 3:13 AM

Interview: Rabbi Haim Druckman

A7 had the opportunity to interview Rabbi Haim Druckman about the state of religious zionist shortly before he received the Israel PrizeA7 Hebrew Service, 4/27/2012, 2:33 PM

Rabbi Druckman to Receive Israel Prize

Leading nationalist religious Rabbi Chaim Druckman will receive the Israel Prize for his contributions to society and education.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/7/2012, 2:55 PM

Journalist Yaakov Achimeir Named for Israel Prize

Veteran journalist, who has worked at TV's Channel 1 since the 1970s, has received Sokolov Prize.Gil Ronen, 2/26/2012, 7:01 PM