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2007 EMET Prize Laureates

The EMET Prize is an annual prize given for excellence in academic and professional achievements that have far reaching influence and significant contribution to society.

Emet Prize 2007 Photo Gallery

Photos from the 2007 EMET Prize ceremony, an annual prize given for excellence in academic and professional achievements that have far reaching influence and significant contribution to society.

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Prof. Micha Sharir

2007 EMET Prize Laureate - Exact Sciences

Prof. Micha Sharir is awarded the EMET Prize for his pioneering work in computational geometry and its applications and for his fundamental contributions in the fields of Algorithmic Motion Planning in Robotics and Discrete Geometry.

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Prof. Shmuel Agmon

2007 EMET Prize Laureate - Exact Sciences

Prof. Shmuel Agmon is awarded the EMET Prize for paving new paths in the study of partial-elliptical differential equations and their problematic language and for advancing the knowledge in the field, as well as his essential contribution to the development of the Spectral Theory and the Distribution Theory of Schroedinger Operators.

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Prof. Vitali Milman

2007 EMET Prize Laureate - Exact Sciences

Prof. Vitali Milman is awarded the EMET Prize for his crucial role in the discovery and development of the Concentration of Measure Phenomenon and its implications to geometric analysis, and especially for understanding the asymptotic properties of finite dimensional normed spaces, as well as for his essential contribution to the enhancement of excellence in mathematics in Israel.

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Former Justice Aharon Barak

2007 EMET Prize Laureate - Social Sciences

Prof. Aharon Barak is awarded the EMET Prize for his unique contribution to the study of law and its development, for strengthening the rule of law and basic human rights in Israel, and for his outstanding contribution to enhancing the status of the legal system and the Supreme Court in Israel and throughout the world.

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Prof. Shlomo Giora Shoham

2007 EMET Prize Laureate - Social Sciences

Prof. Shlomo Giora Shoham is awarded the Emet Prize for his contribution to the formulation of original and profound ideas in varied fields of criminology and penal theory, and for setting himself the goal of developing criminology as a scientific socio-legal branch. He was one of the pioneers and path-finders in Israel in teaching and research of the field, including the founding of institutes of criminology and criminal law at the Bar-Ilan and Tel-Aviv universities.

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Prof. Eliora Ron

2007 EMET Prize Laureate - Life Sciences

Prof. Eliora Ron is awarded the EMET Prize for her major scientific contribution to genomics and for understanding the regulatory aspects of the bacterial reaction to environmental pressure, as well as her academic and educational leadership in strengthening the position of microbiology in Israel and Europe.

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Prof. Yosef Yarden

2007 EMET Prize Laureate - Life Sciences

Prof. Yosef Yarden is awarded the EMET Prize for his original and significant contribution to unraveling the biochemical mechanism in the development and multiplication of the cancerous cell, and particularly the role of growth factor receptors and signal transmitters; for his groundbreaking research, which paved the way for a new approach in the development of drugs that have been put into use and saved the lives of many cancer patients; and for his leadership as an influential teacher and scholar in the fields of Life Sciences and Biotechnology in Israel.

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Prof. Myriam Yardeni

2007 EMET Prize Laureate - Humanities

Prof. Myriam Yardeni is awarded the EMET Prize for her pioneering studies in the field of Western European history and French history in particular; for her works on Huguenots, Jews and other minorities and the formation of the French national identity, which are cornerstones in modern historiography, and for her academic leadership as teacher and scholar.

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Prof. Avishai Margalit

2007 EMET Prize Laureate - Humanities

Prof. Avishai Margalit is awarded the EMET Prize for his original and influential contribution in the fields of political thought, ethics and the philosophy of religion, and for his works dealing with the complex moral and political issues of this day and age. All these have made him one of the most important philosophers in Israel and abroad.

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David Grossman

2007 EMET Prize Laureate - Culture & Arts

David Grossman is awarded the EMET Prize for his works, including short-story collections and novels, documentary and philosophical writings, a play and books for children and teenagers, all of which deal broadly, profoundly and without hesitation with the fundamental questions of human existence in general and the Jewish and Israeli existence in particular. With his complex, accurate and intimate insight his literary works shed light on the consciousness of his characters and on the mental processes they go through within a national-historical context. His writing stands out for its originality and its variety of artistic forms.

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Sami Michael

2007 EMET Prize Laureate - Culture & Arts

Sami Michael is awarded the EMET Prize for redefining the Israeli experience and broadening its boundaries with the inclusion of social environments that were previously excluded from it. By authentically representing the voice of the "other" and placing the immigrant, the woman or the Arab at the centre of his writing he initiated a significant process towards pluralism in Hebrew literature. His works stand out for their fascinating plots and create a realistic atmosphere that verges on the magical, making it difficult to tear oneself away from the intensity of the events described.

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