Photo Credit: Shahar Azran
2018 Nefesh B'Nefesh Sylvan Adams Bonei Zion Award Ceremony

On Sunday, Nefesh B’Nefesh awarded the Sylvan Adams Nefesh B’Nefesh Bonei Zion (Builders of Zion) prize to seven worthy Olim who have and are making important contributions to the state of Israel.

The awards were given in the fields of (1) Community & Non-Profit, (2) Education, (3) Israel Advocacy, (4) Science & Medicine, (5) Young Leadership, and (6) Culture Art & Sports.

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In addition, a Lifetime Achievement Award was given to Morris Kahn.

The ceremony was held in the Knesset. Among the speakers were Minister for Regional Cooperation Tzachi Hanegbi and Minister of Aliyah and Integration Sofa Landver.

This year recipients were:

SCIENCE & MEDICINE: Marcia Javitt, MD, FACR, FSAR, FSRU

COMMUNITY & NON-PROFIT: Kalman Samuels

EDUCATION: Rabbi Dr. Shlomo Riskin

ISRAEL ADVOCACY: Arsen Ostrovsky

CULTURE, ART & SPORTS: Linda Streit

YOUNG LEADERSHIP: Major Keren Hajioff

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD: Morris Kahn

You can read more about the recipients on the Nefesh B’Nefesh Bonei Zion page.

Additional pictures to follow.

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