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October 07, 2007

Prof. Hillel Furstenberg

The EMET Prize is awarded to Prof. Hillel Furstenberg, one of the great mathematicians of our time, for his extraordinary achievements and his fundamental, original and deep contribution to ergodic theory, topological dynamics, Lie groups and combinatorial number theory. His important scientific contribution has done much to establish Israel’s international standing in the field of mathematics.

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October 07, 2007

Mr. Yair Garbuz

The EMET prize is awarded to painter Yair Garbuz, a creative and influential artist and one of the greatest visual troubadours of Israeli art. His unique style has had an immense influence, and Garboz has made a marked contribution in this field.

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October 07, 2007

Prof. Michael Ozer Rabin

The EMET Prize is awarded to Prof. Michael Oser Rabin for his extraordinary achievements in a variety of fields: Automata theory, computational complexity, probabilistic algorithms and encryption theory. His work has defined the most significant trends of research in computer science since the field was founded. His influence and international status have greatly contributed to advancing Israel’s standing as a leading world center of computer science and knowledge-intensive industries. Professor Rabin is one of the giants in Computer Science and belongs to the handful of the greatest scientists in this field since A. Turing.

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October 07, 2007

Prof. Moshe Abeles

The EMET Prize is awarded to Prof. Moshe Abeles for his ground-breaking contribution to the study of the brain in many fields. His prolific research in the field of computational physiology, has brought about a significant change in the understanding of the brain, and is at the forefront of the field in Israel and throughout the world.

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October 07, 2007

Prof. Zvi Lamm

The EMET Prize is awarded to Prof. Zvi Lamm for his exceptional contribution to educational philosophy and practice in Israel. His contribution to education in Israel encompasses all levels from theory to practice, and ranges from challenges and criticism to creating conceptual and organizational infrastructure.

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October 07, 2007

Prof. Haim Harari

The EMET Prize is awarded to Prof. Haim Harari for his significant contribution to providing science education for all pupils in the education system. His wondrous ability to introduce into the field of educational philosophy, patterns borrowed from scientific fields, and inculcate them successfully within the Israeli education system, constitutes a breakthrough in educational practice.

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October 07, 2007

Prof. Igal Talmi

The Emet Prize is awarded to Igal Talmi for his pioneering and decisive contribution to deciphering the atomic nuclear structure and its components via algebraic and composite theory methods, and for his tremendous scientific contribution to the development of subatomic physics in Israel.

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October 07, 2007

Prof. Ilan Chet

The Emet Prize is awarded to Prof. Ilan Chet for being a pioneer in the development and progress of the biological control of plant diseases using environmentally friendly microorganisms, a field of extreme importance whose goal is to protect plants and produce while preventing the contamination of the environment by toxic pesticides.

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October 07, 2007

PEACE IN ANNAPOLIS?

What are the prospects for Middle East peace conference at Annapolis scheduled to convene at Annapolis next month? Although conference convener U.S. President George Bush has high hopes, the IsraCast assessment is that Annapolis has as little chance of bringing 'peace in our time' as did Munich nearly seventy years ago. While the participants try and rev up some momentum for Annapolis, Hamas reacts by escalating attacks on Israel from Gaza.

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October 07, 2007

Prof. Ruth Gavison

The Emet Prize is awarded to Prof. Ruth Gavison, one of Israel’s eminent thinkers in the field of public law in Israel and in legal philosophy, for her academic and public activities in promoting democracy and establishing human rights and for her great contribution to the prestige of the rule of law in Israel.

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October 07, 2007

Prof. Meir Benayahu

Prof. Benayahu founded in the 1950's, together with President Yitzhak Ben-Zvi, the Institute for the Research of Jewish Communities in the Middle East (Ben-Zvi Institute). He was awarded the EMET Prize for his unique and in-depth contribution to the study of Jewish communities, Hebrew imprints, Rabbinic literature and Jewish wisdom, and ancient manuscripts, as well as the outstanding management of important scientific projects.

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October 07, 2007

Prof. Emanuel Tov

The EMET prize is awarded to Prof. Emanuel Tov for his crucial contribution to the study of the Biblical text and the Septuagint, as well as the outstanding management of important scientific projects, first and foremost among them, the management of the Dead Sea Scrolls Publication Project and bringing their publication to completion. His prolific work constitutes a basic foundation of Bible studies in Israel and around the world. His completion of the Dead Sea Scrolls Publication Project opened a new chapter in the study of these texts.

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September 18, 2007

Mr. Zvi Narkiss

The Designer Zvi Narkis is awarded the EMET Prize for his creativity in the design of the Hebrew font, for the design of typefaces for the Hebrew alphabet over a period of fifty years, which made possible the transition from traditional Hebrew fonts to modern types, and for ingeniously combining ancient traditions with modern design concepts in creating the Hebrew type.

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September 18, 2007

Prof. Benjamin Harshav

The 2005 Emet Prize for the study of literature was awarded to Harshav (Hrushovski) for his unique position in shaping the study of literature in Israel in the past forty-five years, in dialogue with international scholarship; for founding a school of literary theory; for his important studies in the theory of the literary text, theory of prose, theory of poetry, and Jewish culture; and for his contribution to Hebrew literature itself, notably in poetry translations.

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September 18, 2007

Prof. R.I. Zvi Werblowsky

For his great contribution to the study of the religious phenomenon and its manifestation in various cultures, and for establishing the study of religions in Israel, as well as his public activities for the promotion of inter-religious dialogue and the encouragement of tolerance and understanding between different religious communities in Israel and abroad.

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September 18, 2007

Mr. Michael Gurevich

For the many plays he directed and wrote, for his contribution to the Israeli Theater with his special directing style developed through his artistic work, for the many years of teaching the art of acting, for the artistic tutoring of tens of actors and for presenting their talent to the Israeli theaters.

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September 18, 2007

Prof. Zvi Garfunkel

Professor Zvi Garfunkel is awarded the EMET Prize for his achievements in the various fields of geology, for his unique contribution to the study of the geology of the Land of Israel and the Middle East as well as the study of the Dead Sea Rift, for his multidisciplinary exploration of the Earth's activity, the deciphering of the processes that shaped the Mediterranean Basin and for his analysis of subjects relating to geodynamics, block rotations, plate motions and rift formation.

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September 18, 2007

Prof. Eli Keshet

Prof. Eli Keshet is awarded the EMET Prize for his pioneering and ground-breaking studies into the vascular system and its connection to cancer and cardiovascular diseases, and for his rare combination of excellence and novel research methods which have produced insights on how to implement the knowledge about the creation of blood vessel.

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September 18, 2007

Prof. Ariel Rubinstein

Professor Ariel Rubinstein is awarded the EMET Prize for his innovative research and its contribution to the formation of modern economic theory, for his unique contribution in the fields of economic theory and Game Theory and for presenting a strategic approach to the issue of bargaining, an approach that bears his name.

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September 18, 2007

Prof. Yaakov Sussman

Professor Yaakov Sussmann is awarded the EMET Prize for his inspirational and multifaceted contribution to the study of Talmudic literature, and for being a lodestone for scholars of the Talmud and the rabbinical literature in Israel and abroad.

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