The participants discussed the Israel Academy’s activities and its plans for the future.
Prof. Nili Cohen, President of the Israel Academy, emphasized that their inclusion strengthens the Academy.
Details of the cooperation will be determined in future talks, but there is already agreement that one focus will be bilateral scientific workshops.
The new members are outstanding scholars who have demonstrated excellence in their research fields and have contributed to society in the public arena.
The Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities hosted a visit by some 80 members of the New York Jewish Federation who were in Israel to celebrate the organization’s centennial.
A bi-national Italian–Israeli workshop entitled Arabic Language and Islamic Heritage: Historical Background and Contemporary Perspectives was held at the Academy in Jerusalem on May 9–11, 2017.
The Blavatnik Family Foundation, the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities and the New York Academy of Sciences are happy to announce the launch of the Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists in Israel.
The opening ceremony marked the completion of the construction of SESAME (Synchrotron-light for Experimental Science and Applications in the Middle East), a unique regional collaborative project.
The Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities and the Gershom Scholem Foundation published a call this week for nominations for the Gershom Scholem Prize, awarded every four years to an outstanding researcher in the field of Kabbalah.
The Israel Academy’s offices will be closed due to the Passover vacation until 18.4.2017.