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Yakir Yerushalaim
Yakir Yerushalayim (Hebrew: יַקִּיר יְרוּשָׁלַיִם‬; English: Worthy Citizen of Jerusalem) is an annual citizenship prize in Jerusalem, Israel, inaugurated in 1967. The prize is awarded annually by the municipality of the City of Jerusalem
Jerusalem
to one or more residents of the city who have contributed to the cultural and educational life of the city in some outstanding way.[1] Prize recipients must be over 70 years old
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Hebrew Language
Hebrew (/ˈhiːbruː/; עִבְרִית, Ivrit [ʔivˈʁit] ( listen) or [ʕivˈɾit] ( listen)) is a Northwest Semitic language native to Israel, spoken by over 9 million people worldwide.[8][9] Historically, it is regarded as the language of the Israelites
Israelites
and their ancestors, although the language was not referred to by the name Hebrew in the Tanakh.[note 1] The earliest examples of written Paleo-Hebrew date from the 10th century BCE.[10] Hebrew belongs to the West Semitic branch of the Afroasiatic language family
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Marcel-Jacques Dubois
Marcel-Jacques Dubois (1920–2007) was a French academic and theologian of the Dominican Order and a naturalized citizen of Israel. He was linked to Bruno Hussar's House of Isaiah and involved in Relations between Catholicism and Judaism. He was professor of philosophy at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (where he served as chairman of department) and was on the 1974 Commission of the Holy See for Religious Relations with the Jews. He had significance as an orthodox Dominican who rejected supersessionism. He spent much to most of his life in Israel and Teddy Kollek declared him an "Honored Citizen of Jerusalem".[1] In 1996 he won the Israel Prize for his work for Israeli society.[2] References[edit]^ First Things ^ Obituary in the Jerusalem PostThis biographical article about a French academic is a stub
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Marc Chagall
Marc Zakharovich Chagall (/ʃəˈɡɑːl/ shə-GAHL;[3][nb 1] born Moishe Zakharovich Shagal;[4] 6 July [O.S. 24 June] 1887 – 28 March 1985) was a Russian-French artist of Belarusian Jewish origin.[1] An early modernist, he was associated with several major artistic styles and created works in virtually every artistic format, including painting, book illustrations, stained glass, stage sets, ceramic, tapestries and fine art prints. Art critic Robert Hughes referred to Chagall as "the quintessential Jewish artist of the twentieth century" (though Chagall saw his work as "not the dream of one people but of all humanity"). According to art historian Michael J. Lewis, Chagall was considered to be "the last survivor of the first generation of European modernists"
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Louis Isaac Rabinowitz
Louis Rabinowitz (Hebrew: לואיס רבינוביץ, born 1906, died 1984) was an Orthodox rabbi, historian and philologist of the 20th century. Biography[edit] Rabbi Rabinowitz was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, descendant of a long lineage of Lithuanian Rabbis. His lineage to Rabbi Meir Katzenellenbogen, the Maharam of Padua and a descendent of the House of David, is detailed in The Unbroken Chain.[1] His grandfather was Rabbi Eliezer Simcha Rabinowitz of Lomza, and his father Rabbi Jacob Rabinowitz immigrated from Eastern Europe to become the Rabbi of Edinburgh at the end of the nineteenth century
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Leo Picard
Leo Picard, also known as Yehudah Leo Picard (Hebrew: יהודה ליאו פיקרד‎, 3 June 1900 – 4 April 1997), was an Israeli geologist and an expert in the field of hydrogeology.Leo Picard inspects a new water drill in Ein Hemed ,near Jerusalem (~1964)Contents1 Biography 2 Awards and honours 3 Works in English, French and German 4 References 5 See alsoBiography[edit] Picard was born in Germany in 1900, and studied at universities in Freiburg and Berlin, in Germany, and in Paris and London, and taught at the University of Florence, Italy. Picard visited Mandate Palestine in 1922 and emigrated there in 1924, where he established the Department of Geology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. In 1943, he published his book "Structure and Evolution of Palestine", which become a primary book for the study of geology in Israel. Leo Picard was an expert hydrogeologist and an outstanding general geologist
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Hydrology
Hydrology
Hydrology
is the scientific study of the movement, distribution, and quality of water on Earth
Earth
and other planets, including the water cycle, water resources and environmental watershed sustainability. A practitioner of hydrology is a hydrologist, working within the fields of earth or environmental science, physical geography, geology or civil and environmental engineering.[1] Using various analytical methods and scientific techniques, they collect and analyze data to help solve water related problems such as environmental preservation, natural disasters, and water management.[2] Hydrology
Hydrology
subdivides into surface water hydrology, groundwater hydrology (hydrogeology), and marine hydrology
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Nahman Avigad
Nahman Avigad
Nahman Avigad
(Hebrew: נחמן אביגד, September 25, 1905 – January 28, 1992), born in Zawalow, Galicia (then Austria, now Zavaliv, Ukraine), was an Israeli archaeologist.Contents1 Biography 2 Awards 3 Bibliography 4 See also 5 ReferencesBiography[edit] Avigad studied architecture in what is now the town of Brno, Czech Republic. Avigad emigrated to Mandatory Palestine
Mandatory Palestine
in 1926. He married Shulamit (née Levin) Avigad in 1928. He worked in the excavations of the Beth Alpha synagogue and the Hamat Gader
Hamat Gader
synagogue. Avigad earned his PhD in 1952, with a dissertation on the tombs of the Kidron Valley, Jerusalem. He taught at Hebrew
Hebrew
University from 1949 and until his retirement in 1974. He directed the dig at Beit She'arim beginning in 1953. Avigad also worked on the excavations of Masada, the mountaintop complex built by Herod the Great
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Nathan J. Saltz
Professor Nathan J. Saltz (Hebrew: נתן זלץ) was an American-born Israeli doctor who is considered the father and founder of modern surgical medicine in Israel.Contents1 Biography 2 Career 3 Awards 4 References 5 See alsoBiography[edit] He was born in New York City in 1912 and graduated from the Emory University School of Medicine. Following his internship he joined the US Army Medical Corps in 1941, and served as a Battalion surgeon for four years participating in the North African Campaign and the Salerno invasion in Italy. During this time he lost his hearing and was awarded a Purple Heart. He also was awarded three Bronze Stars. After World War II he trained at NY University and was Chief Resident in Surgery at the New York University Bellevue Medical Center. In 1950, he moved to Israel with his wife (Dr
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Reuven Shari
Reuven Shari (Hebrew: ראובן שרי‎, 7 April 1903 – 6 July 1989) was a Russian-born Israeli politician.Contents1 Biography 2 Awards 3 References 4 External linksBiography[edit] Born Reuven Shraibman in Comrat in the Bessarabia Governorate of the Russian Empire (now in Moldova), Shari received a traditional Hebrew primary education, before attending high school in Chişinău. He later studied law at university and was amongst the founders of the Romanian branch of Tzeiri Zion. In 1925 he made aliyah to Mandatory Palestine, where he joined the Haganah. He served as secretary of the Kfar Saba Workers Council between 1930 and 1934, and later had spells as secretary of the workers councils of Rehovot (1934–1943) and Jerusalem (1943–1949). During the Siege of Jerusalem in 1948 he was a member of the Jerusalem Committee
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Elisheva Cohen
Elisheva Cohen (Hebrew: אלישבע כהן‎; January 9, 1911 – December 20, 1989) was an Israeli designer and museum curator. In 1977, she won the Israel Prize for her contribution to Israeli design.[1][2] She was given the Yakir Yerushalayim award in 1989.[3]Contents1 Biography 2 Curated exhibitions 3 Published works 4 See also 5 ReferencesBiography[edit] Else Elisheva Benjamin Cohen was born in Frankfurt am Main to Heinrich Naftali and Netty (Dulken) Benjamin. Her father was a trader of pearls and precious stones. She had an older brother, Bernhard. She attended a school for Orthodox Jewish girls and later a non-Jewish public high school. She studied art history at the University of Munich and also at the universities of Frankfurt, Zurich, Heidelberg and Marburg. With the rise of Nazism, she was forced to leave school. She left Germany in 1933. She married Chaim Herman Cohn in Strasbourg on August 15, 1933, and they immigrated together to Palestine
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Israel Museum
The Israel
Israel
Museum (Hebrew: מוזיאון ישראל‎, Muze'on Yisrael) was founded in 1965 as Israel's national museum. It is situated on a hill in the Givat Ram
Givat Ram
neighborhood of Jerusalem, near the Bible Lands Museum, the Knesset, the Israeli Supreme Court, and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Among the unique objects on display are the Venus of Berekhat Ram; the interior of a 1736 Zedek ve Shalom synagogue from Suriname; necklaces worn by Jewish
Jewish
brides in Yemen; a mosaic Islamic prayer niche from 17th-century Persia; and a nail attesting to the practice of crucifixion in Jesus’ time.[2] An urn-shaped building on the grounds of the museum, the Shrine of the Book, houses the Dead Sea Scrolls
Dead Sea Scrolls
and artifacts discovered at Masada
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Roman Catholic
The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.29 billion members worldwide.[4] As one of the oldest religious institutions in the world, it has played a prominent role in the history and development of Western civilisation.[5] Headed by the Bishop of Rome, known as the Pope, the church's doctrines are summarised in the Nicene Creed
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Jerusalem
Jerusalem
Jerusalem
(/dʒəˈruːsələm/; Hebrew: יְרוּשָׁלַיִם‬  Yerushaláyim; Arabic: القُدس‎  al-Quds)[note 2] is a city in the Middle East, located on a plateau in the Judaean Mountains between the Mediterranean and the Dead Sea. It is one of the oldest cities in the world, and is considered holy to the three major Abrahamic religions—Judaism, Christianity
Christianity
and Islam
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Hebrew University Of Jerusalem
The Hebrew
Hebrew
University of Jerusalem
Jerusalem
(Hebrew: האוניברסיטה העברית בירושלים‬, Ha-Universita ha-Ivrit bi-Yerushalayim; Arabic: الجامعة العبرية في القدس‎, Al-Jami'ah al-Ibriyyah fi al-Quds; abbreviated HUJI) is Israel's second oldest university, established in 1918, 30 years before the establishment of the State of Israel. The Hebrew
Hebrew
University has three campuses in Jerusalem
Jerusalem
and one in Rehovot.[2] The world's largest Jewish studies
Jewish studies
library is located on its Edmond J. Safra Givat Ram campus. The university has 5 affiliated teaching hospitals including the Hadassah
Hadassah
Medical Center, 7 faculties, more than 100 research centers, and 315 academic departments
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Joshua Prawer
Joshua
Joshua
(/ˈdʒɒʃuə/) or Jehoshua (Hebrew: יְהוֹשֻׁעַ‬ Yehōšuʿa)[a] is the central figure in the Hebrew
Hebrew
Bible's Book of Joshua. According to the books of Exodus, Numbers and Joshua, he was Moses' assistant and became the leader of the Israelite
Israelite
tribes after the death of Moses.[3] His name was Hoshe'a (הוֹשֵׁעַ) the son of Nun, of the tribe of Ephraim, but Moses
Moses
called him Joshua
Joshua
(Numbers 13:16), the name by which he is commonly known. The name is shortened to Yeshua in Nehemiah (Nehemiah 8:17)
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