The National Library has been selected to set up and manage a Government project together with the Israel State Archives, to build infrastructure and a single set of standards for historical archives in Israel. The Israel Archive Network Project [Hebrew] will incorporate dozens of archives from all over the country and will give the general public online accessibility to unique historical materials.
The Israel Initiative for Applied Education Research is hosting a symposium: Therapeutic Interventions for Children with Behavioural Difficulties and Disorders. Read more on the Initiative website [Hebrew].
Yad Hanadiv, the Rothschild family, Yad Hanadiv’s Board of Trustees and employees join Ada Karmi-Melamede and the Karmi family in mourning the death of Architect, Professor and Israel Prize recipient Ram Karmi, designer with Ada Karmi-Melamede, of the Supreme Court of Israel. May his memory be blessed.
‘Readers’ is a new exhibition of photographs taken by the photographer Aliza Auerbach, which is on display at the National Library. The exhibition includes 40 photographs reflecting the diversity of library users. The exhibition is open to the public, free of charge.
The Rothschild Prizes Organization in Israel will grant four prizes in the following disciplines:
One prize in Physical Sciences or in Chemical Sciences
One prize in Life Sciences (including Agriculture and Medicine)
One prize in Mathematics/Computer Sciences or Engineering
One prize in Social Sciences
The prizes will be granted to individuals who have made significant contribution to academic research in these disciplines.
Only the following are eligible to nominate candidates for the Prize: Presidents and Rectors of Israeli Universities, Deans of Faculties at Israeli Universities, Heads of Departments and Institutes, Members of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Past Rothschild Recipients (in the fields in which they received the Prize).
Nominations of candidates to the Rothschild Prizes may be submitted until 5.5.2013.
For more information about the Rothschild Prize.
An English translation of the NPTech Yearbook of Non-profits is now available for download.
NPTech’s Technology School is offering Third Sector organisations a series of courses to help them use technology more effectively. Read more in NPTech’s website [Hebrew].
The Israel Initiative for Applied Education Research has published a booklet for kindergarten teachers: Towards Optimal Kindergarten Education. Download the booklet from the Initiative’s website [Hebrew].