Supreme Court throws out petition against Rabbi Yaakov Ariel

Supreme Court throws out petition against Rabbi Yaakov Ariel

Supreme Court ruled that it was impossible to strip Rabbi Ariel of the Israel Prize due to his statements on the LGBT community.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/26/2020, 4:37 PM
At Zichron Menachem it's business as usual helping cancer sufferers and their families

At Zichron Menachem it's business as usual helping cancer sufferers and their families

Chaim Ehrental, founder of Zichron Menachem, tells Arutz 7 that coronavirus won't stop them from helping cancer sufferers & their families.Nitzan Keidar, 3/16/2020, 9:23 AM
Tel Aviv prof Vered Noam is first woman to receive Israel Prize in Talmudic Studies

Tel Aviv prof Vered Noam is first woman to receive Israel Prize in Talmudic Studies

'She's an inspiration to a generation of women studying Torah.' Tel Aviv U. professor Vered Noam wins Israel Prize in Talmudic Studies.Marcy Oster, JTA, 2/12/2020, 9:29 AM
Rabbi Yaakov Ariel receives Israel Prize for Torah literature

Rabbi Yaakov Ariel receives Israel Prize for Torah literature

Ramat Gan Chief Rabbi wins 2020 Israel Prize for his contributions to spread, development of Torah study.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/4/2020, 5:50 PM
Israel Prize laureates against Nationality Law

Israel Prize laureates against Nationality Law

40 Israel Prize laureates to petition Supreme Court against law stating that Israel is the Jewish people's nation state.Ben Ariel, 10/6/2019, 3:12 AM
Israel Prize to Rona Ramon, 'Mom, we're proud of you'

Israel Prize to Rona Ramon, 'Mom, we're proud of you'

The Israel Prize was awarded on Thursday to 11 winners.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/10/2019, 12:03 PM
Zichron Menachem founders receive Israel Prize

Zichron Menachem founders receive Israel Prize

Chaim and Miri Ehrental, who founded an organization to help pediatric cancer patients and their families, named Israel Prize winners.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/2/2019, 1:49 PM
'G-d will put me in the right place for the Jewish people'

'G-d will put me in the right place for the Jewish people'

Israel Prize laureate who lost two sons in Israel's wars reacts to calls she run for president after inspirational speech at award ceremony.Tal Polon, 4/22/2018, 10:38 AM
Miriam Peretz's Israel Prize speech to be taught in school

Miriam Peretz's Israel Prize speech to be taught in school

Bennett: speech given by Israel Prize winner who lost 2 sons in combat about choosing life to be taught in Israeli schools.Gary Willig, 4/20/2018, 12:42 PM
Anti-Israel Prize

Anti-Israel Prize

While people can think and say what they like, not everyone deserves to be awarded the Israel Prize. Tzvi Fishman, 4/19/2018, 9:02 PM
Bennett: We are all 1 family

Bennett: We are all 1 family

Education Minister addresses annual Israel Prize awards ceremony, says right does not have a monopoly on patriotism, left on human rights.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/19/2018, 7:51 PM
Bennett attempts to solve Independence Day speech impasse

Bennett attempts to solve Independence Day speech impasse

Bennett says Netanyahu can speak instead of him at Israel Prize ceremony in order to solve tensions over speech at official state event.Tzvi Lev, 3/30/2018, 1:12 AM
'I'm not a man who gets excited, but this is exciting'

'I'm not a man who gets excited, but this is exciting'

Israel Prize winner Natan Sharansky recalls the conversation with Minister Bennett in which he was informed he won the prize.Ben Ariel, 3/19/2018, 2:08 AM
Former refusenik Natan Sharansky wins Israel Prize

Former refusenik Natan Sharansky wins Israel Prize

Jewish Agency chief and former minister jailed for 9 years by Soviet Union selected for Israel Prize's lifetime achievement award.David Rosenberg, 3/18/2018, 4:33 PM
Bereaved mother wins Israel Prize

Bereaved mother wins Israel Prize

Miriam Peretz, mother of fallen soldiers Uriel and Eliraz, wins Israel Prize for strengthening the Jewish-Israeli spirit.Ido Ben Porat, 3/15/2018, 11:11 PM
Former Likud minister David Levy wins Israel Prize

Former Likud minister David Levy wins Israel Prize

Naftali Bennett announces that former Foreign Minister David Levy wins Israel Prize for Lifetime Achievement.Tzvi Lev, 3/15/2018, 9:09 PM
'Respect women's right to be different'

'Respect women's right to be different'

Why do so few women win the Israel Prize?Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/5/2018, 10:25 PM
'Too many Ashkenazi men winning the Israel Prize'

'Too many Ashkenazi men winning the Israel Prize'

Zionist Union MKs play gender card, argue that fact that only one woman to receive Israel Prize in 2018 is a 'disgrace'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/4/2018, 9:06 PM
Who will receive the new Israel Prize in Hi-Tech?

Who will receive the new Israel Prize in Hi-Tech?

New Israel Prize category awards achievements in Hi-Tech.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/4/2018, 2:37 PM
World famous Israeli mathematician to receive 2018 Israel Prize

World famous Israeli mathematician to receive 2018 Israel Prize

Prof. Alex Lubotzky: 'We have become a world superpower in Mathematics. We have many, many reasons to be proud of our small country.'Rochel Sylvetsky, 2/20/2018, 2:50 PM
In honor of State's 70th year: Israel Prize for Settlement

In honor of State's 70th year: Israel Prize for Settlement

Education Ministry publishes Israel Prize for life project categories, one of which is 'settlement' as addition for anniversary celebrationsMordechai Sones, 11/14/2017, 8:35 PM
'We're all a 'handful,' and we're all one proud nation'

'We're all a 'handful,' and we're all one proud nation'

Education Minister Bennett responds to leftist artist's accusations that a 'handful' rule the country.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/22/2017, 1:44 PM
Bennett vetos giving Israel prize to Yair Garbuz

Bennett vetos giving Israel prize to Yair Garbuz

Leftist whose diatribe against right and religious goes viral in Israel, kept from receiving coveted prize.Uzi Baruch, 3/22/2017, 7:50 AM
City of David activist to be awarded Israel Prize

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?'

'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

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 donates award to Taayush

Israel Prize winner to donates award to Taayush

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
Rabbi Eli Sadan, Doron Almog win 2016 Israel Prize

Rabbi Eli Sadan, Doron Almog win 2016 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: Far-left activist is Israel Prize winner

Bennett: Far-left activist is 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 Min. Katz for Israel Prize

Druze Council Nominates Min. Katz for Israel Prize

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'

'Israel Still Learning How Deal With Immigrants'

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
Topol to be Awarded Lifetime Achievement Prize

Topol to be Awarded Lifetime Achievement Prize

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

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 Prize

Survey: PM Shouldn't Have Interfered in 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

Netanyahu Backtracks on Israel Prize

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

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 Rubber Stamp of Israeli Left'

'Netanyahu is Not Rubber Stamp of 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 Eli Elaluf Joins Kulanu

Israel Prize Winner 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'

'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

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
R. Lichtenstein: Hesder Students As Good as Others

R. 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 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'

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

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

Former Supreme Court Judge Miriam Ben-Porat Dies

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

Israel Prize Laureate Killed in Accident

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 Deserved the Israel Prize'

'Prof. Netanyahu Deserved 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

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

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

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