Prizes for excellence

Special events

Date: December 24, 2017
WeizmannDirect Issue 9
(L-R) Dr. Merav Parter and Dame Vivien Duffield

(L-R) Dr. Merav Parter and Dame Vivien Duffield

At the annual Clore Lunch during the International Board, Dame Vivien Duffield presented the Sir Charles Clore Prize to Dr. Merav Parter, who recently joined the Department of Computer Sciences and Applied Mathematics. Dr. Parter is also a former recipient of a postdoctoral fellowship grant through the Israel National Postdoctoral Award Program for Advancing Women in Science, of which the Clore Foundation is an anchor supporter.

Dr. Micah Goodman, director of the Midrasha Ein Prat and author of Catch 67, discussed the aspirations of the original Zionist dream and the tug-of-war between Left and Right in Israel in actualizing those aspirations through the creation and advancement of the State of Israel.