Israel’s global leadership in high-tech rests on a narrow foundation – less than half of Israeli youth get to college.
A Warm Update from Israel:
Nina A. Weiner Receives Honorary Doctorate
ISEF doctoral student Shula Molla, and ISEF alumnus Yoav Lalom received the first annual Sami Michael Prize awarded to individuals whose work promotes an egalitarian and just society in Israel.
ISEF Alumnus, Dr. Moshe Elkabets of the Shraga Segal Department of Microbiology and Immunology at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, was awarded the 2017 Teva Founders Prize and Research Grant.
Dr. Liav Orgad, an esteemed authority on constitutional identity, citizenship theory, and global migration, was recently elected to the Young Academy of Europe.
ISEF scholar Shiran Ayoubi, a graduate student in law and political science at Bar-Ilan University was awarded the Judge Edmond Levy Prize for Academic and Social Excellence from ISEF on June 8, 2017
Prof. Rivka (Riki) Savaya, of Tel Aviv University’s Bob Shapell School of Social Work, has been named the winner of the Israel Social Workers’ Union Prize.
ISEF/Hebrew University Ph.D. scholar Shelly Engdaw Vanda, was awarded the 2017 Nira Shenhar Prize