Nefesh B’Nefesh honor 6 Anglo olim for outstanding contributions to Israeli society

Six olim from English-speaking countries who have made outstanding contributions to Israeli society were awarded the Nefesh B’Nefesh Bonei Zion 2015 Prizes on Tuesday during a special ceremony at the Knesset hosted by MK Tzachi Hanegbi.

The honorees represent a cross-section of Israel society, and received awards for science and medicine, entrepreneurship and technology, community and non-profit, education, culture, sports and art, and national service.

Recipients included publisher and editor, Asher Weill; OurCrowd founder and CEO, Jon Medved; Director of Intensive Care at Hadassah University Medical Center, Prof. Charles Sprung; ITIM founder, Rabbi Seth Farber; Kaleidoscope founder, Chana Reifman Zweiter; and Staff Sgt. Reconnaissance Battalion Golani Brigade, Asaf Stein, Ph.D.   


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