We congratulate Dr Segenet Kelemu for receiving the 2018 Women of the Decade award, the highest recognition conferred by the Women Economic Forum (WEF). She is the Director General of the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe) and together with the BMI (Boris Mints Institute) they are part of the food security project, supported by the Matanel Foundation.
We congratulate Max Arendt (20 years old), winner of the prestigious International Summer Institute of Science (ISSI) prize of the Weizmann Institute in Israël, supported by the Matanel Foundation . His project "R.A.M. - A robot that could change the world", is a revolutionary robotic arm that is controlled by the movement. This prize has been awarded as part of the national competition Jonk Fuerscher 2018 in Luxemburg.
We congratulate Professor Nava Ben-Zvi for receiving the Israel Prize for Life Achievement in the field of Education. She was one of the visionaries behind the establishment of the IASA Middle School, which the Matanel Foundation funds. In the words of Education Minister Naftali Bennet, who announced Nava's award, she is "a pioneer in computer and on-line education, an activist for women's leadership and for the inclusion of Haredi women and members of other minority sectors in academia. Her entire soul is education."
NANA, a documentary granted by the Matanel Foundation, was chosen by the European Commission and European Jewish Congress to be presented on Holocaust Memorial Day 2018, in presence of the First Vice President of the European Commission Frans Timmermans, and the world-renowned historian and author Simon Schama. Here a video of the debate following the screening
We congratulate Professor Haviva Pedaya for receiving the Gershom Scholem Prize for the Study of Kabbalah 2018, awarded by the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities. Responsible of the Zohar Matanel project, she is the head of the The J. R. Elyachar Center for Studies in Sephardi Heritage and a professor of Jewish history at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. The prize ceremony will be held in Jerusalem on Wednesday February 21 2018.
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Coup de Pouce Newsletter
Coup de Pouce est heureux de nous informer de la sortie du deuxième album de l'artiste Carry Life intitulé Prononciation. Carry Life, auteur-compositeur-chanteur, est un membre actif de Coup de Pouce depuis bientôt dix ans. Sa générosité, sa grande disponibilité et son sens de l'organisation et de la logistique sont très précieux. Pour la découverte des thèmes de la société, en passant de Education à War et de Big Bad Fools à We are Blowing.
JEP’s inaugural event, which is set to take place in Malta February 9-12, for Jewish young professionals across Europe, offers a unique business and social networking experience. The event will include breathtaking tours, a beautiful Shabbat and exceptional speakers from the business world who will offer cutting edge business advice and help equip individuals to better manage their relationships.
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