List of Israel Prize recipients

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This is a complete list of recipients of the Israel Prize from the inception of the Prize in 1953.

For each year, the recipients are, in most instances, listed in the order in which they appear on the official Israel Prize website.

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Year Name[1] Field Comments
1953 Gedaliah Alon Jewish studies Posthumously awarded prize, three years after his death.

First recipient of the prize for Jewish studies.

1953 Haim Hazaz literature One of first two recipients of the prize for literature.
1953 Ya'akov Cohen literature Also awarded the Israel Prize in 1958.

One of first two recipients of the prize for literature.

1953 Dina Feitelson-Schur education First female recipient of the Israel Prize.

First recipient of the prize for education.

1953 Mark Dvorzhetski social science First recipient of the prize for social science.
1953 Lipman Heilprin medical science First recipient of the prize for medicine or medical science.
1953 Zeev Ben-Zvi sculpture First recipient of the prize for any of the fine arts.
1953 Shimshon Amitsur exact sciences One of the first two recipients of the prize for exact sciences.
1953 Jacob Levitzki exact sciences Family relationship: Father of recipient Alexander Levitzki (1990, life sciences).

One of the first two recipients of the prize for exact sciences.

1954 Moshe Zvi Segal Jewish studies First rabbi to receive the Israel Prize.
1954 Schmuel Hugo Bergmann humanities Also awarded the Israel Prize in 1974.

First recipient of the prize for the humanities.

1954 David Shimoni literature
1954 Shmuel Yosef Agnon literature Also awarded the Israel Prize in 1958.
1954 Arthur Biram education
1954 Gad Tedeschi jurisprudence First recipient of the prize for jurisprudence or law.
1954 Franz Ollendorff exact sciences
1954 Michael Zohary life sciences First recipient of the prize for life sciences.
1954 Shimon Fritz Bodenheimer agriculture First recipient of the prize for agriculture.
1954 Ödön Pártos music First recipient of the prize for music.
1955 Ephraim Urbach Jewish studies
1955 Isaac Heinemann Jewish studies
1955 Zalman Shneur literature
1955 Yitzhak Lamdan literature
1955 Michael Fekete exact sciences
1955 Israel Reichart life sciences
1955 Yaakov Ben-Tor life sciences
1955 Akiva Vroman life sciences
1955 Benjamin Shapira medical science
1955 Sara Hestrin-Lerner medical science Family relationship: Sister of recipient Shlomo Hestrin (1957, exact sciences).
1955 Netanel Hochberg agriculture
1955 Zahara Schatz painting and sculpture
1956 Naftali Herz Tur-Sinai Jewish studies
1956 Yigael Yadin Jewish studies
1956 Yehezkel Abramsky Rabbinical literature First recipient of the prize for specifically Rabbinical literature.
1956 Gershon Shufman literature
1956 Miriam Yalan-Shteklis children's literature First recipient of the prize specifically for children's literature.
1956 Nechama Leibowitz education
1956 Yaakov Talmon social sciences
1956 Avraham HaLevi Frankel exact sciences
1956 Manfred Aschner life sciences
1956 Haim Ernst Wertheimer medicine
1956 Hanna Rovina theatre First recipient of the prize for the theatre, acting or stage arts.
1957 Haim Shirman Jewish studies
1957 Yohanan Levi humanities Posthumously awarded Prize.
1957 Yaakov Fichman literature
1957 Uri Zvi Grinberg literature
1957 Paltiel Daykan jurisprudence
1957 Siegfried Lehman education
1957 Shlomo Hestrin exact sciences Family relationship: Brother of recipient Sara Hestrin-Lerner (1955, medical science).
1957 David Feingold exact sciences
1957 Gad Avigad exact sciences
1957 Saul Adler medicine
1957 Shmuel Horowitz agriculture
1957 Paul Ben-Haim music
1957 Reuvein Margolies Rabbinical literature
1957 Eliezer Smoli children's literature
1957 Dov Karmi architecture Family relationships: Father of recipients Ram Karmi (2002, architecture) and Ada Karmi-Melamede (2007, architecture). First recipient of the prize for architecture.
1958 Yosef Klausner Jewish studies
1958 Ben-Zion Dinur Jewish studies Also awarded the Israel Prize in 1973.
1958 Gershom Scholem Jewish studies
1958 Yehezkel Kaufmann Jewish studies
1958 Yitzhak Baer Jewish studies
1958 Isaac HaLevi Herzog Rabbinical literature
1958 Yehuda Leib Maimon Rabbinical literature
1958 Yosef Zvi HaLevy Rabbinical literature Family relationship: Grandfather of recipient Abraham Haim Halevy (2002, agriculture).
1958 Martin Buber humanities
1958 Shmuel Yosef Agnon literature Also awarded the Israel Prize in 1954.
1958 Isaac Dov Berkowitz literature
1958 Ya'akov Cohen literature Also awarded the Israel Prize in 1953.
1958 Youth Aliyah education Organization - one of the first four organizations to receive the Prize.
1958 Rachel Katznelson-Shazar social sciences
1958 Yoel (Giulio) Racah exact sciences
1958 Marcus Reiner exact sciences
1958 Leo Picard life sciences
1958 Bernhard Zondek medicine
1958 Selig Suskin agriculture
1958 Bezalel Academy of Art and Design painting and sculpture Organization - one of the first four organizations to receive the Prize.
1958 Habima Theatre theatre Organization - one of the first four organizations to receive the Prize.
1958 Israel Philharmonic Orchestra music Organization - one of the first four organizations to receive the Prize.
1959 Shlomo Yosef Zevin Rabbinical literature
1959 Leo Aryeh Mayer humanities
1959 S. Yizhar (Yizhar Smilansky) literature
1959 Ezra Fleischer literature
1959 Ephraim Katchalski (Ephraim Katzir) life sciences Family relationship: Brother of recipient Aharon Katzir (1961, life sciences).
1959 Michael Sela life sciences
1959 Hillel (Heinz) Oppenheimer agriculture
1959 Joseph Zaritsky painting
1959 Yehoshua Bertonov theatre Family relationship: Father of recipient Devorah Bertonov (1991, stage arts).
1960 Abraham Haim Shalit Jewish studies
1960 Avraham Arnon education
1960 Shabtai Rosenne jurisprudence
1960 Aharon Meskin theatre
1960 Isaac Michaelson medicine
1960 Franz Sondheimer exact sciences
1961 Shlomo Goren Rabbinical literature
1961 Yechezkel Kutscher humanities
1961 Yehuda Burla literature
1961 Aharon Katzir life sciences Family relationship: Brother of recipient Ephraim Katzir (1959, life sciences).
1961 Ora Kedem life sciences
1961 Jacob van der Hoeden agriculture
1961 Menachem Avidom music
1962 Hanoch Yelon Jewish studies
1962 Joseph Bentwich education
1962 Yitzhak Kanav social sciences
1962 Ze'ev Lev exact sciences
1962 Zvi Sliternik medicine
1962 Arieh Sharon architecture
1963 Menachem Mendel Kasher Rabbinical literature
1963 Nathan Rotenstreich humanities
1963 Eliezer Steinman literature
1963 Avraham Fahn life sciences
1963 Mordechai Ardon painting
1964 Ze'ev Ben-Haim Jewish studies
1964 Moshe Zilberg jurisprudence
1964 Moshe Rachmilewitz medicine
1964 Meir Margalit theatre
1965 Shlomo Zemach literature
1965 Shlomo Dykman literature
1965 Karl Frankenstein education
1965 Israel Defense Forces education Organization - the only organization to receive the Prize during the 1960s.
1965 Judith Shuval social sciences
1965 Amos de-Shalit exact sciences
1965 Igal Talmi exact sciences
1965 Shmuel Stoller agriculture
1965 Mordechai Seter music
1966 Shlomo Morag Jewish studies
1966 Yitzhak Arieli Rabbinical literature
1966 Hans Jakob Polotsky humanities
1966 Moshe Rudolf Bloch life sciences
1966 Alfred Mansfeld architecture
1966 Dora Gad architecture
1967 Avraham Shlonsky literature
1967 Ernst Simon education
1967 Benjamin Akzin jurisprudence
1967 Aryeh Leo Olitzki medicine
1967 Marcel Janco painting
1968 Ovadia Hedaya Rabbinical literature
1968 Moshe Yechiel Epstein Rabbinical literature [2]
1968 Shmuel Yeivin Jewish studies
1968 Benjamin Mazar Jewish studies
1968 Dov Sadan Jewish studies
1968 Shmuel Samborsky humanities
1968 Shlomo Pines humanities
1968 Avigdor Hameiri literature
1968 Natan Alterman literature
1968 Yaakov Berman education
1968 Alexander Dushkin education
1968 Shoshana Persitz education
1968 David Horowitz social sciences
1968 Shimon Agranat jurisprudence
1968 Emanuel Goldberg exact sciences
1968 Ernst David Bergmann life sciences
1968 Chaim Sheba medicine
1968 Hanan Openheimer agriculture
1968 Yitzhak Danziger sculpture
1968 Yosef Milo theatre
1968 Gertrud Kraus dance First recipient of the prize specifically for dance.
1968 Benjamin Idelson architecture
1969 Yosef Qafih (Kapach) Jewish studies Family relationship: Husband of recipient Bracha Qafih (1999, special contribution to society and the State). The first husband and wife to have both received the Israel Prize (followed by Elihu Katz [1989] and Ruth Katz [2012]).
1969 Joshua Prawer humanities
1969 Schneor Lipson life sciences
1969 Shimon Finkel theatre
1969 Yuval Ne'eman exact sciences Returned the Prize in 1992.
1970 Ovadia Yosef Rabbinical literature
1970 Abba Kovner literature
1970 Leah Goldberg literature
1970 Don Patinkin social sciences
1970 Josef Tal music
1970 Andre De Vries medicine
1971 Saul Lieberman Jewish studies
1971 Haim Ormian education
1971 Zeev Tseltner jurisprudence
1971 Itzhak Arnon agriculture
1971 Arie Aroch painting
1972 David Ayalon humanities
1972 Yocheved Bat-Miriam literature
1972 David Ginzburg exact sciences
1972 Leo Sachs life sciences
1972 Ya'acov Rechter architecture
1972 Avraham Harzfeld special contribution to society and the State First recipient of the Prize for "special contribution to society".
1973 Yehuda Even-Shmuel Jewish studies
1973 Yad Harav Herzog Rabbinical literature Organization. Awarded in respect of Complete Israeli Talmud Institute project.
1973 Dorothea Krook-Gilead humanities
1973 Shalom Yosef Shapira ("Shin Shalom") literature
1973 Ben-Zion Dinur education Also awarded the Israel Prize in 1958.
1973 Shmuel Noah Eisenstadt social sciences
1973 Aryeh Dvoretzky exact sciences
1973 Heinrich Mendelssohn life sciences
1973 Richard Stein medicine
1973 Haim Halperin agriculture
1973 Reuven Rubin painting
1973 Hanna Maron theatre
1973 Sara Levi-Tanai dance
1973 Aryeh Elhanani architecture
1973 Pinchas Rosen jurisprudence
1973 Shaul Avigur special contribution to society and the State
1973 Yad Vashem, Holocaust Martyrs' Remembrance Authority special contribution to society and the State Organization. Prize awarded for the Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities (Pinkas HaKehillot) project. Yad Vashem also awarded the Israel Prize in 2003.
1974 Shraga Abramson Jewish studies
1974 Raphael David Levine exact sciences
1974 Isaac Berenblum life sciences
1974 Yedidia Admon music
1974 Schmuel Hugo Bergmann special contribution to society and the State Also awarded the Israel Prize in 1954.
1974 Yehoshua Aluf special contribution to society and the State in sports First recipient of the prize who was a sportsperson.
1975 Shimon Halkin literature
1975 Arieh Simon education
1975 Yoel Zussman jurisprudence
1975 Aharon Barak jurisprudence
1975 Miriam Bernstein-Cohen theatre
1975 Golda Meir special contribution to society and the State
1975 Helena Kagan special contribution to society and the State in community service
1976 Eliezer Waldenberg Rabbinical literature
1976 Josef Rom technology and engineering First recipient of the prize for engineering or technology.
1976 Gabriel Baer Arabic linguistics One of the first two recipients of the prize for Arabic linguistics.
1976 Ezra Mani Arabic linguistics One of the first two recipients of the prize for Arabic linguistics.
1976 Mordechai (Moti) Kirschenbaum radio, television and cinema
1976 Simcha Holzberg special contribution to society and the State
1976 Ezra Korine special contribution to society and the State
1976 Rivka Guber special contribution to society and the State
1976 Yakov Maimon special contribution to society and the State
1977 Raphael Mahler history of the Jewish people
1977 Menahem Stern history of the Jewish people
1977 Nahman Avigad Land of Israel studies First recipient of the prize for the study or knowledge of the "Land of Israel".
1977 David Amiran geography First recipient of the prize specifically for geography.
1977 Shmuel Avitzur cultural research
1977 Zvi Avidov agriculture
1977 Jacob Ephrat agriculture
1977 Elisheva Cohen design One of first two recipients of the prize specifically for design.
1977 Yona Fischer design One of first two recipients of the prize specifically for design.
1977 Dani Karavan sculpture
1977 Esther Levit special contribution to work
1977 Avraham Yaakov special contribution to work
1977 Avraham Klier special contribution to industry
1978 Nachum Guttman children's literature
1978 Anda Pinkerfeld Amir children's literature
1978 Levin Kipnis children's literature
1978 Avraham Even-Shoshan Hebrew language
1978 Haim Baruch Rosen linguistics First recipient of the prize specifically for linguistics.
1978 Louis (Eliyahu) Guttman social sciences
1978 Nathan J. Saltz medicine
1978 Gary Bertini music
1978 Rachel Yanait Ben-Zvi special contribution to society and the State
1978 Moshe Zvi Neria special contribution to society and the State
1979 Isaiah Tishbi Jewish studies
1979 Menachem Elon Hebrew law
1979 Baruch Ben-Yehuda education
1979 Yitzchak Raphael Halevi Etzion education
1979 Yokhanan (Hans) Lindner natural sciences
1979 Orna Porat theatre
1979 Raphael Klatchkin theatre
1979 Tal Brody special contribution to society and the State in sports
1979 Yosef Yekutieli special contribution to society and the State in sports
1980 David Flusser history of the Jewish people
1980 Jacob Katz history of the Jewish people
1980 Haim Cohn jurisprudence
1980 Chaim Leib Pekeris physics First recipient of the prize specifically for physics.
1980 Pinchas Litbinovsky painting
1980 Anna Ticho painting
1980 Yosl Bergner painting
1980 Yad LaBanim (in Petah Tikva) special contribution to society and the State in the activity of perpetuating the memory of Israel's (fallen) sons (and daughters) Organization. Award also noted its founder Baruch Oren.
1980 Baruch Oren special contribution to society and the State in the activity of perpetuating the memory of Israel's (fallen) sons (and daughters) Noted in the award to Yad LaBanim (in Petah Tikva).
1980 Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel special contribution to society and the State for the environment Organization. Award also noted Amotz Zahavi, Azaria Alon and Yoav Sagi.
1980 Amotz Zahavi special contribution to society and the State for the environment Noted in the award to the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel.
1980 Azaria Alon[3] special contribution to society and the State for the environment Noted in the award to the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel.
1980 Yoav Sagi special contribution to society and the State for the environment Noted in the award to the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel.
1981 Abraham Sofer (Shrieber) Rabbinical literature
1981 Joram Lindenstrauss mathematics One of first two recipients of the prize specifically for mathematics.
1981 Ilya Piatetski-Shapiro mathematics One of first two recipients of the prize specifically for mathematics.
1981 Meir Jacob Kister Arabic linguistics and Middle Eastern studies
1981 Gurit Kadman culture of dance
1981 Kvutza Degania Alef special contribution to society and the State in social Organization
1981 Recha Freier special contribution to society and the State in the service of well-being, community and youth
1982 Joshua Jortner chemistry First recipient to receive the prize specifically for chemistry.
1982 David Benvenisti acquisition of knowledge and love of the Land of Israel
1982 Zev Vilnay acquisition of knowledge and love of the Land of Israel
1982 Amir Gilboa Hebrew poetry
1982 Yehuda Amichai Hebrew poetry
1982 Roberto Bachi demographics Only recipients to date of the prize for demographics.
1982 Avraham Yaski architecture
1982 Ruth Amiran Land of Israel studies
1982 Haim Gvati special contribution to society and the State in work and industry
1983 Saul Friedländer history One of first two recipients of the prize specifically for history.
1983 Aron Saltman history One of first two recipients of the prize specifically for history.
1983 Aharon Appelfeld literature
1983 Naomi Shemer Hebrew song (lyrics and melody)
1983 Moshe Wilensky Hebrew song (melody)
1983 Haim Hefer Hebrew song (lyrics)
1983 Zerach Warhaftig special contribution to society and the State for the advancement of Hebrew law
1984 Yemima Avidar-Tchernovitz children's literature
1984 Moshe (Max) Jammer history of science
1984 Aron (Alfred) Bondi agriculture
1984 Shlomo Ravikovitch agriculture
1984 Shmuel Rodansky theatre
1984 Nahal - Noar Halutzi Lohem (Fighting Pioneer Youth) special contribution to society and the State Organization
1984 Development Towns in Israel project special contribution to society and the State Organization
1985 Abraham Sutzkever Yiddish literature Only recipient to date of the prize specifically for Yiddish literature.
1985 Joshua Blau linguistics and Hebrew language
1985 Henry E. Neufeld medicine
1985 Baruch Padeh medicine
1985 Yad Ben Zvi Middle Eastern Jewish literature Organization
1985 Israel Television in Arabic special contribution to society and the State Organization
1986 Yeshayahu Avrech opinion journalism
1986 Shalom Rosenfeld opinion journalism
1986 Michael Evenari lifework in desert studies
1986 Yoel De Malach lifework in desert studies
1986 Ulpan Akiva lifework in education Organization. Prize awarded jointly with Shulamith Katznelson.
1986 Shulamith Katznelson lifework in education Jointly awarded with Ulpan Akiva.
1986 HaKfar HaYarok lifework in education Organization. Prize awarded jointly with Gershon Zak
1986 Gershon Zak lifework in education Jointly awarded with HaKfar HaYarok
1986 Batya Lichansky lifework in sculpture (Land of Israel)
1986 Yechiel Shemi lifework in sculpture (Land of Israel)
1986 Yona Sayid lifework for hard work
1986 Eldin Khatukai lifework for hard work
1987 Alex Bein Zionist historiography Only recipient to date of the prize specifically for Zionist historiography.
1987 Ezra Zion Melamed Biblical interpretation and Rabbinical literature
1987 Menahem Yaari economics First recipient of the prize for economics.
1987 Ovadia Harari engineering and technology
1987 Miriam Zohar acting
1987 Lea Koenig acting
1987 Makram Khoury acting First Israeli Arab recipient of the prize
1988 Moshe Goshen-Gottstein Jewish studies
1988 Adin Steinsaltz Jewish studies
1988 Natan Goldblum life sciences
1988 Haim Gouri Hebrew poetry
1988 Moshe Shamir Hebrew literature
1988 Sacha (Alexander) Argov Hebrew song
1988 Shoshana Damari Hebrew song
1988 Arie "Lova" Eliav special contribution to society and the State
1988 Reuben Hecht special contribution to society and the State
1988 Teddy Kollek special contribution to society and the State
1989 Shmuel Werses Hebrew literature
1989 Israel Yeivin study of the Hebrew language
1989 Haim Harari exact sciences
1989 Yakir Aharonov exact sciences
1989 Elihu Katz social sciences His wife, Ruth Katz, received the Israel Prize in musicology in 2012.
1989 Wingate Institute sports Organization. One of first two recipient of the prize specifically for sports.
1989 Ian Froman sports One of first two recipient of the prize specifically for sports.
1989 Ya'akov Hazan special contribution to society and the State
1989 Bethsabée de Rothschild special contribution to society and the State
1989 Israel Exploration Society special contribution to society and the State Organization
1990 Meir Weiss Jewish studies
1990 Nathan Spiegel humanities
1990 Zvi Yavetz humanities
1990 Moshe Altbauer humanities
1990 Moshe Prywes life sciences
1990 Meir Wilchek life sciences
1990 Alexander Levitzki life sciences Family relationship: Son of recipient Jacob Levitski (1953, exact sciences).
1990 Yehezkel Streichman painting
1990 Amin Tarif special contribution to society and the State
1990 Raanan Weitz special contribution to society and the State
1990 Israel Polack special contribution to society and the State
1991 Haim Beinart Jewish studies
1991 Naomi Feinbrun-Dothan Land of Israel studies
1991 Moshe Landau law
1991 Daniel Friedmann law
1991 Elhanan Helpman economics
1991 Shmuel Agmon exact sciences
1991 Dov Frohman exact sciences
1991 Devorah Bertonov stage arts Family relationship: Daughter of recipient Yehoshua Bertonov (1959, theatre).
1991 Yossi Yadin stage arts
1991 Miriam Ben-Porat special contribution to society and the State
1991 Stef Wertheimer special contribution to society and the State
1991 Yeshivat Hesder special contribution to society and the State Organization
1991 Zubin Mehta special prize awarded to non-Israeli Special award in recognition of Mehta's devotion to Israel and to the IPO.
1992 Shaul Yisraeli Jewish studies
1992 Yehuda Kiel Jewish studies
1992 Daniel Sperber Jewish studies
1992 Moshe Lissak social sciences
1992 David Navon social sciences
1992 Reuven Feuerstein social sciences
1992 David Erlich social sciences
1992 Yitzhak Wahl life sciences
1992 Emile Habibi Arabic literature First recipient of the prize for Arabic literature.
1992 Avoth Yeshurun Hebrew poetry
1993 Dan Miron Hebrew Literature
1993 Gershon Shaked Hebrew literature
1993 Moshe Bar-Asher Hebrew language and Jewish languages
1993 Gideon Goldenberg Hebrew language and general linguistics
1993 Yehoshua Arieli history
1993 Hava Lazarus-Yafeh history
1993 Michael Confino history
1993 Yehoshafat Harkabi political science First recipient of the prize specifically for political science.
1993 Hillel Furstenberg exact sciences
1993 Shlomo Alexander exact sciences
1993 Jacob Ziv exact sciences
1993 Ram Loevy communications, radio and television
1993 Yaacov Farkas (“Ze’ev”) communications, journalism
1994 Moshe Greenberg Bible One of the first two recipients to receive the prize for Biblical studies.
1994 Moshe Weinfeld Bible One of the first two recipients to receive the prize for Biblical studies.
1994 Haim Zalman Dimitrovsky Talmud
1994 Eliezer Schweid Jewish thought
1994 Shneur Zalman Feller law
1994 Robert John (Israel) Aumann economics
1994 Michael Bruno economics
1994 Avram Hershko biochemistry One of the first two recipients to receive the prize specifically for biochemistry.
1994 Nathan Sharon biochemistry Family relationship: Brother of recipient Shmuel Shtrikman (2001, physics). One of the first two recipients to receive the prize specifically for biochemistry.
1994 Eliahu Swirski agriculture
1994 Hanoch Avenary music
1994 Yaakov Orland Hebrew song
1994 Arie Shapira composition
1994 Yad Sarah special contribution to society and the State Organization
1994 Neot Kedumim special contribution to society and the State Organization. Prize awarded jointly with Noga HaReuveni.
1994 Noga HaReuveni special contribution to society and the State Jointly awarded with the staff of Neot Kedumim.
1995 Claire Epstein[4] archaeology First recipient of the prize for archaeology.
1995 Dov Nir geography
1995 Amos Funkenstein Jewish history
1995 Yehuda Amir psychology First recipient of the prize specifically for psychology.
1995 Rina Shapira education
1995 Israel Dostrovsky exact sciences
1995 Michael O. Rabin computer sciences First recipient of the prize for computer sciences.
1995 Nathan Zach Hebrew poetry
1995 A. B. Yehoshua (Avraham B. Yehoshua) Hebrew literature
1995 Lea Nikel painting
1995 Menashe Kadishman sculpture
1995 David Resnick architecture
1995 Yitzhak Ben-Aharon special contribution to society and the State
1995 Ada Sereni special contribution to society and the State
1996 Yehuda Ratzaby Jewish languages
1996 Chone Shmeruk Jewish languages
1996 Shimon Sandbank translation of literature and poems to Hebrew First recipient of the prize specifically for translation.
1996 Shlomo Avineri political science
1996 Moshe Barash history of art First recipient of the prize specifically for history of art.
1996 Moshe Piamenta Middle Eastern studies
1996 Meir Sternberg general literature
1996 Ilan Chet agriculture
1996 Yehezkel Stein medicine
1996 Nissim Aloni stage arts - dramatics
1996 Moshe Efrati stage arts - dance
1996 Arie Navon stage arts - theatrical scenery
1996 Marcel-Jacques Dubois special contribution to society and the State
1996 Meir Shamgar special contribution to society and the State
1997 Yaakov Sussmann Talmudic studies
1997 Joseph Dan Jewish thought
1997 Shemaryahu Talmon Biblical studies
1997 Yehoshua Bacharach Rabbinical literature
1997 Hayim David HaLevi Rabbinical literature
1997 Izhak Englard law
1997 Yitzhak Zamir law
1997 Ben-Zion Orgad music
1997 Abel Ehrlich music
1997 André Hajdu music
1997 Haim Yavin communications One of the first two recipients of the prize for communications.
1997 David Rubinger communications One of the first two recipients of the prize for communications.
1997 Uzia Galil special contribution to society and the State
1997 Israel Tal special contribution to society and the State
1997 Avraham Elimelech Firer special contribution to society and the State
1998 Yehuda Bauer history of the Jewish people
1998 Moshe Gil Land of Israel
1998 Trude Dothan archaeology
1998 Yona Rosenfeld social work
1998 Arye Levy education
1998 Emanuel Marx sociology
1998 Yehudit Birk agriculture
1998 Rami Rahamimoff medical science
1998 Saharon Shelah mathematics
1998 Dan Shechtman physics
1998 Dahlia Ravikovitch original poetry
1998 Amos Oz literature
1998 Dan Tsur architecture Jointly awarded with Lippa Yahalon.
1998 Lippa Yahalon architecture Jointly awarded with Dan Tsur.
1998 Dan Reisinger design
1998 Hassia Levy-Agron stage arts
1998 Yehudit Arnon stage arts
1998 Yossi Banai stage arts
1998 Yafa Yarkoni Hebrew song
1998 Ehud Manor Hebrew song
1998 Sara Stern-Katan special contribution to society and the State
1998 Shlomo Hillel special contribution to society and the State
1998 Haim Yisraeli special contribution to society and the State
1999 Moshe Idel Jewish thought
1999 Aaron Mirski Hebrew literature
1999 Menahem Zevi Kaddari Hebrew language
1999 Menachem Banitt Jewish languages
1999 Mordechai Breuer original Rabbinical literature
1999 Avraham Steinberg original Rabbinical literature
1999 Myriam Yardeni general history
1999 Shmuel Moreh Middle Eastern studies
1999 Bezalel Narkiss history of art
1999 Yehoshua Ben-Arieh geography
1999 Arie Shachar geography
1999 Michel Revel medicine
1999 Yigal Cohen agriculture
1999 Haim (Howard) Cedar biology First recipient to receive the prize specifically for biology.
1999 Menahem Golan cinema One of the first two recipients of the prize for cinema.
1999 David Perlov cinema One of the first two recipients of the prize for cinema.
1999 Yehoshua Rozin sports
1999 Esther Roth-Shahamorov sports
1999 Rebecca Bergman special contribution to society and the State
1999 Jeshajahu Weinberg special contribution to society and the State
1999 Bracha Qafih (Kapach) special contribution to society and the State Family relationship: Wife of recipient Yosef Qafih (1969, Jewish studies). The only husband and wife to have both received the Israel Prize.
2000 Menahem Haran Biblical studies
2000 Avraham Goldberg Talmudic studies
2000 Yonah Frenkel Talmudic studies
2000 Hillel M. Daleski study of literature
2000 Harel Fisch study of literature
2000 Gad Ben Ami Tsarfati linguistics
2000 Shaul Shaked linguistics
2000 Yirmiyahu Yovel philosophy
2000 Asa Kasher philosophy
2000 Raphael Mechoulam chemistry
2000 Yosef Zinger engineering and technology
2000 Amir Pnueli computer sciences
2000 Amalia Kahana-Carmon original Hebrew literature
2000 Meir Wieseltier literature and poetry
2000 Moshe Kupferman painting
2000 Michael Gross painting and sculpture
2000 Micha Bar-Am photography
2000 Shulamit Aloni lifetime achievement & special contribution to society and the State
2000 Aryeh Karol lifetime achievement & special contribution to society and the State
2000 Hagashash Hachiver lifetime achievement & special contribution to society and the State Members comprise Gavriel (Gavri) Banai, Yeshayahu (Shaike) Levi and Yisrael (Poli) Poliakov.
2000 Gavriel (Gavri) Banai lifetime achievement & special contribution to society and the State Awarded as a member of Hagashash Hachiver.
2000 Yeshayahu (Shaike) Levi lifetime achievement & special contribution to society and the State Awarded as a member of Hagashash Hachiver.
2000 Yisrael (Poli) Poliakov lifetime achievement & special contribution to society and the State Awarded as a member of Hagashash Hachiver.
2001 Aviezer Ravitzky Jewish thought
2001 Gavriel Salomon education
2001 Ya'akov Rand education
2001 Ruth Ben Yisrael law
2001 Yehoshua Weissman law
2001 Marcel Elyakim medicine
2001 Ruth Arnon medicine
2001 Beracha Ramon medicine
2001 Yoseph Imry physics
2001 Shmuel Shtrikman physics Family relationship: Brother of recipient Nathan Sharon (1994, biochemistry).
2001 Zvi Avni music
2001 Yehezkel Braun music
2001 Herzl Shmueli music
2001 Baruch Hagai sports
2001 Abba Eban lifetime achievement & special contribution to society and the State
2001 Mordechai Ben Porat lifetime achievement & special contribution to society and the State
2001 Yitzhak Shamir lifetime achievement & special contribution to society and the State
2002 Asher Koriat psychology
2002 Moshe Barur geography
2002 Menashe Harel knowledge of the Land of Israel
2002 Shmuel Safrai knowledge of the Land of Israel
2002 Avraham Biran archaeology
2002 Jacob A. Frenkel economics
2002 Ariel Rubinstein economics
2002 Abraham Haim Halevy agriculture Family relationship: Grandson of recipient Yosef Zvi HaLevy (1958, Rabbinical literature).
2002 Itamar Willner chemistry
2002 Ada Yonath chemistry
2002 Ram Karmi architecture Family relationships: Son of recipient Dov Karmi (1957, architecture) and brother of recipient Ada Karmi-Melamede (2007, architecture).
2002 David Tartakover design
2002 Dov Yudovsky media
2002 Nahum Rakover Jewish thought
2002 Eli Hurvitz lifetime achievement & special contribution to society and the State
2002 Ephraim Kishon lifetime achievement & special contribution to society and the State
2002 Jewish National Fund lifetime achievement & special contribution to society and the State Organization
2003 Israel Ta-Shma Talmud studies
2003 Avraham Grossman Jewish history
2003 Shulamit Shahar general history
2003 Bilha Manheim sociology
2003 Charles S. (Yehoshayahu) Liebman government studies
2003 Menahem Amir criminology One of the first two recipients of the prize for criminology.
2003 Shlomo Giora Shoham criminology One of the first two recipients of the prize for criminology.
2003 Aaron Ciechanover biology
2003 Avinoam Libai engineering
2003 Zvi Ben Avraham Earth sciences
2003 Yosef Bar Yosef theatre
2003 Zaharira Harifai theatre
2003 Yehudit Hendel literature
2003 Aharon Megged literature
2003 Aharon Amir translation
2003 Geula Cohen lifetime achievement & special contribution to society and the State
2003 Meir Amit lifetime achievement & special contribution to society and the State
2003 Yad Vashem, Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Authority lifetime achievement & special contribution to society and the State Organization. Also awarded the Israel Prize in 1973, for the Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities (Pinkas HaKehillot) project.
2004 Sarah Yefet Biblical studies
2004 Menahem Brinker literature
2004 Dov Noy literature
2004 Avraham Doron social work
2004 Ziva Amishai-Maisels history of art
2004 Aharon Razin biochemistry
2004 Joseph Bernstein mathematics
2004 David Harel computer sciences
2004 Esther Samuel-Cohen statistics
2004 Yigal Tumarkin sculpture
2004 Gila Almagor-Agmon cinema
2004 Gil Aldema Hebrew song
2004 Yehoram Gaon Hebrew song
2004 Yitzchak Dovid Grossman lifetime achievement & special contribution to society and the State
2004 Lia van Leer lifetime achievement & special contribution to society and the State
2004 Moshe Schnitzer lifetime achievement & special contribution to society and the State
2005 Ben-Ami Sharpstein philosophy
2005 Miriam Erez management
2005 Yehezkel Dror management
2005 Aharon Dotan Hebrew language and linguistics
2005 Olga Kapeliuk linguistics
2005 Ya'akov Landau Middle Eastern studies
2005 Sasson Somekh Middle Eastern studies
2005 Rena Zeitzov medicine
2005 Shaul Feldman medicine
2005 Jacob Bekenstein physics
2005 Alex Livak photography
2005 Ohad Naharin dance
2005 Yitzhak Orpaz-Auerbach literature
2005 Israel Pinkas poetry
2005 Shabtai Teveth lifetime achievement & special contribution to society and the State
2005 Yisrael Meir Lau lifetime achievement & special contribution to society and the State
2005 Cameri Theatre lifetime achievement & special contribution to society and the State Organization
2006 Ya'akov Blidstein Jewish philosophy
2006 Haim Adler education
2006 Miriam Ben-Peretz education
2006 Ruth Lapidot law
2006 Amnon Rubinstein law
2006 Nahum Keidar agriculture
2006 Zvi Rappoport chemistry
2006 Pnina Salzman music
2006 Mendi Rodan music
2006 Ya'akov Hodorov sports
2006 Ralph Klein sports
2006 Dvora Omer lifetime achievement & special contribution to society and the State
2006 Al Schwimmer lifetime achievement & special contribution to society and the State
2006 Israeli Andalusian Orchestra lifetime achievement & special contribution to society and the State Organization
2007 Elisha Efrat geography
2007 Amnon Cohen knowledge of the Land of Israel
2007 Shalom H. Schwartz psychology
2007 Nissan Liviatan economics
2007 Zvi Selinger biology
2007 Zvi Hashin engineering
2007 Yaacov Yaar architecture
2007 Ada Karmi-Melamede architecture Family relationships: Daughter of recipient Dov Karmi (1957, architecture) and sister of recipient Ram Karmi (2002, architecture).
2007 Yarom Vardimon design
2007 Nahum Barnea communications
2007 The Responsa Project (Project Hashut) Rabbinical literature Organization
2007 American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee lifetime achievement & special contribution to society and the State Organization
2007 The Gevatron lifetime achievement & special contribution to society and the State
2007 Dov Lautman lifetime achievement & special contribution to society and the State
2007 Alice Shalvi lifetime achievement & special contribution to society and the State
2008 David Weiss Halivni Talmudic studies
2008 Anita Shapira history
2008 Benjamin Isaac history
2008 Sami Samoocha sociology
2008 Zeev Sternhell political science
2008 Moshe Oren biochemistry
2008 Noga Alon mathematics
2008 Adi Shamir computer sciences
2008 Pinchas Cohen Gan painting
2008 Rene Yerushalmi theatre
2008 Nissan Nativ theatre Posthumous receipt of Prize.[5]
2008 Ida Fink literature
2008 Tuvya Ruebner Hebrew poetry
2008 Nili Mirsky Hebrew translation
2008 Jewish Agency lifetime achievement & special contribution to society and the State Organization
2008 Manufacturers Association of Israel lifetime achievement & special contribution to society and the State Organization
2008 Youth Movements Council lifetime achievement & special contribution to society and the State Organization
2008 Ezer Mizion lifetime achievement & special contribution to society and the State Organization
2008 Perach lifetime achievement & special contribution to society and the State organization
2008 Women's International Zionist Organization (WIZO) lifetime achievement & special contribution to society and the State Organization. Joint award to three Israeli women's organization, WIZO, Na'amat and Emunah.
2008 Na'amat lifetime achievement & special contribution to society and the State Organization. Joint award to three Israeli women's organization, WIZO, Na'amat and Emunah.
2008 Emunah (National Religious Women's Movement) lifetime achievement & special contribution to society and the State Organization. Joint award to three Israeli women's organization, WIZO, Na'amat and Emunah.
2009 Emanuel Tov Biblical studies
2009 Israel Levin literature
2009 Reuven Tsur literature
2009 Zahava Solomon social work
2009 Mordechai Rotenberg social work
2009 Amihai Mazar archaeology
2009 Zvi Laron medicine
2009 Itamar Procaccia physics
2009 Micha Ullman sculpture
2009 Yehuda (Judd) Neeman cinema
2009 Nachum (Nahtche) Heiman Hebrew song
2009 Dov Seltzer Hebrew song
2009 Israel Democracy Institute lifetime achievement & special contribution to society and the State Organization
2009 Ruth Rasnic lifetime achievement & special contribution to society and the State
2009 Mordechai Shani lifetime achievement & special contribution to society and the State
2010 Avishai Margalit philosophy
2010 Hanoch Bartov literature
2010 Aryeh Sivan poetry
2010 Abraham Tal Hebrew linguistics
2010 Arye Levin general linguistics
2010 Moshe Adad criminology
2010 Yair Aharoni administrative science
2010 Abraham Nitzan chemistry
2010 Yehoshua Kolodny earth sciences
2010 Jonathan Gressel agriculture
2010 Peter Mirom photography
2010 Suzanne Dellal Center for Dance and Theater dance Organization
2010 Aharon Yadlin lifetime achievement & special contribution to society and the State
2010 Yardena Cohen lifetime achievement & special contribution to society and the State
2010 Kamal Mansour lifetime achievement & special contribution to society and the State
2010 ILAN - Israel Foundation for Handicapped Children lifetime achievement & special contribution to society and the State Organization
2011 Michael Schwarz Jewish thought
2011 Yosef Shiloh life sciences
2011 Ruth Gavison legal research
2011 Pnina Klein education
2011 David Harari engineering
2011 Ya'acov Dorchin visual arts
2011 Noam Sheriff music
2011 Shimon Mizrahi sports
2011 Hulda Gurevitch lifetime achievement & special contribution to society and the State
2011 Eli Elaluf lifetime achievement & special contribution to society and the State
2012 Shlomo Bentin psychology
2012 David Milstein Chemistry and Physics
2012 Azaria Alon lifetime achievement & special contribution to society and the State
2012 Haim Drukman[6] education
2012 Yoav Benjamini statistics
2013 Nathan Nelson Life Sciences
2014 Segev, Mordechai Physics and Chemistry
2014 Friedman, Shamma Y. Talmud
2014 Weinstock-Rosin, Marta Medicine
2014 Aharon Lichtenstein Jewish Literature


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  1. ^ http://www.education.gov.il/pras-israel/list4.htm
  2. ^ See Osrov-Henzin (Hasidic dynasty)
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ Claire Eptstein, Jewish Women Encyclopedia
  5. ^ "Nissan Nativ dead at 86: Prominent Israeli theater persona found dead in Tel Aviv apartment, just weeks before accepting Israel Prize". Ynet. 2008-04-20. Retrieved 2008-05-07. 
  6. ^ Ben Gedalyahu, Tzvi (March 7, 2012). "Rabbi Druckman to Receive Israel Prize". Archived from the original on March 7, 2012. Retrieved March 7, 2012. "Leading nationalist religious Rabbi Chaim Druckman will receive the Israel Prize for his contributions to society and education, Education Minister Gideon Saar announced Wednesday."