Anglo immigrants honored by Nefesh B’Nefesh for contribution to modern Zionism

Six (immigrants) from English-speaking countries who have made a major impact on the State of Israel were awarded the 2015 Nefesh B’Nefesh Bonei Zion Prize it was announced on Tuesday.

The honorees include:  Professor Charles Sprung, Director of the General Intensive Care Unit at Hadassah Medical Organization – in the field of Science and Medicine; Jon Medved, Founder and CEO of OurCrowd in the field of Entrepreneurship and Technology; Rabbi Dr. Seth Farber, Founder and Executive Director of ITIM in the field of Community and Non-Profit; Chana Reifman Zweiter, Founding Director of Kaleidoscope Mainstreaming Network in the field of Education; Asher Weill, Consultant and Editor of English publications for Limmud FSU for Culture, Sports & Arts; and IDF Staff Sgt. Asaf Stein, PhD for the IDF and National Service Young Leadership Award.


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