Tag Archive for Nobel Prize

President Trump Nominated for 2nd Nobel for Serbia & Kosovo Agreement

A member of the Swedish Parliament has nominated President Donald Trump for his second Nobel Prize in honor of his Serbia & Kosovo Agreement, which follows a Norwegian MP who nominated Donald Trump on Wednesday for his peace agreement between Israel and the UAE.



The nomination was announced by Magnus Jacobson a member of the Swedish Parliament for the Christian Democrats party.

“I have nominated the US Gov. and the governments of Kosovo and Serbia for the Nobel Peace Prize for their joint work for peace and economic development, through the cooperation agreement signed in the White House,” he wrote in English on Twitter. Continue Reading »

President Donald Trump nominated for 2021 Nobel Peace Prize


“I’m not a big Trump supporter,” said Norwegian MP Christian Tybring-Gjedde, who nominated the POTUS, but “The committee should look at the facts and judge him on the facts – not on the way he behaves sometimes. The people who have received the Peace Prize in recent years have done much less than Donald Trump. For example, Barack Obama did nothing.”

By David Rosenberg


President Donald Trump was nominated for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize on Wednesday.

Trump has been added as a candidate for the prize in recognition of his role in brokering the soon-to-be signed Abraham Accords, normalizing relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates. Continue Reading »

Conan O’Brien: Israel Deserves Nobel Peace Prize For Its Treatment of Syrian Civilians

Amid plenty of laughs the popular TV host & comedian is in Israel filming for his documentary series, tweets the realities of Israel and the Middle East conflict.

By Israel Today Staff


Popular late night television host Conen O’Brien has been in Israel for the past week filming a segment of his documentary series “Conan Without Borders.”

While there have been a lot of laughs, Conan’s also made some very serious stops as he makes his way through the Holy Land. Continue Reading »

5 very Jewish moments in the life of Bob Dylan, born, Robert Zimmerman


view videoHere’s a look into a few great ‘Jewish moments’ of Bob Dylan, the 15th Jewish Laureate of the Nobel Prize in literature.

By Gabe Friedman


JTA – Maybe the times are a changin’? Bob Dylan became the first person considered primarily a musician to win the Nobel Prize in Literature when he was bestowed the prestigious honor on Thursday. The Bard — as he is known affectionately by fans, underscoring how he is often seen equally as a poet and musician — became the fifteenth Jew to win the literature prize, joining the ranks of Saul Bellow, Isaac Bashevis Singer and Patrick Modiano. Continue Reading »

Nobel Prize winner Dan Schechtman announces candidacy to run for Israeli presidency

Israel’s 2011 Nobel Prize winner in Chemistry says his lack of political experience does not mean he doesn’t have a vision

By i24 News



Nobel Prize winning scientist Dan Schechtman announced plans to run for president of Israel on Channel 1 news on Friday.

Nobel Prize in Chemistry winner Dan Schechtman announced his intentions to run for Israeli presidency in the 2014 elections ( nobelprize.org )

Nobel Prize in Chemistry winner Dan Schechtman announced his intentions to run for Israeli presidency in the 2014 elections – Photo: nobelprize.org

Israel’s current president Shimon Peres will step down on July 27 and elections will be held this summer. The current confirmed candidates are Likud MK Reuven Rivlin, who lost to Peres seven years ago, and Labor MK Benjamin Ben-Eliezer. Continue Reading »

Nobel Prize in Chemistry Awarded to Two Israeli-Americans

To Israelis Michael Levitt, and Professors Arieh Warshel, also American citizens, share Nobel with colleague Martin Karplus.



Two Israeli scientists who emigrated to the U.S. on Tuesday were awarded the 2013 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, in a ceremony in Stockholm, Sweden.

Professor Arieh Warshel receiving the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, Stockholm, Oct. 10, 2013.

Professor Arieh Warshel receiving the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, Stockholm, Oct. 10, 2013.

Professors Arieh Warshel and Michael Levitt, who completed their Ph.D.s at Israel’s Weizmann Institute, are sharing the prize of 8 million crowns ($1.25 million) with Prof. Martin Karplus for their development of multiscale models for complex chemical systems.

All three winners are American citizens, but also hold dual citizenship. Continue Reading »

Nobel Laureate: Torah is Key to Intellectual Pursuit



“Torah study is an intellectual pursuit, and honoring this ultimate value transfers to other pursuits as well,” Nobel Laureate Robert John Aumann.

By Aviel Scheider



After two Israeli professors living in the US won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry this year, it begs the question: Why have Jews been so successful in this realm, despite their proportionately small population?

: Bible is Key to Jewish Genius

Nobel Laureate Robert John Aumann is an Israeli-American mathematician and a member of the United States National Academy of Sciences. He is a professor at the Center for the Study of Rationality in the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Israel.

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Two Israeli scientists win Nobel Prize in Chemistry


Michael Levitt, Martin Karplus & Arieh Warshel win Nobel Prize for the development of multiscale models for complex chemical systems.

All 3 scientists are Jewish, while Levitt & Warshel hold Israeli citizenship.

By Ido Efrati and



Three Jewish scientists – two of them Israelis who emigrated to the U.S. – won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry on Wednesday.

All three winners are U.S. Continue Reading »

Obama to award Israeli Nobel Prize laureate the U.S. Presidential Medal of Freedom




Israel’s 2002 Nobel Prize laureate, Daniel Kahneman,  is considered one of the world’s foremost researchers in the fields of behavioral economics & hedonic psychology, will be one of 16 recipients of the U.S.’s highest civilian honor.

By Sarah Fried and Israel Hayom Staff



Israel’s Professor Daniel Kahneman, 79, who received the 2002 Nobel Prize in Economics, has been named one of the 16 recipients of the 2013 United States Presidential Medal of Freedom, the White House announced Thursday.

Daniel Kahneman – Photo: USgov-public domain/Wikimedia Commons

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Alvin Roth, an American Jewish professor, shares Nobel Prize in economics

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said: The work of Roth & Lloyd Shapley has sparked a ‘flourishing field of research’ & helped improve the performance of many markets.

Two Americans were awarded the Nobel economics prize on Monday for studies on the match-making taking place when doctors are coupled up with hospitals, students with schools and human organs with transplant recipients.

The presentation of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences 2012.

Per Krusell, Staffan Normark, Peter Gardenfors & Tore Ellingsen of the Swedish Royal Academy of Sciences present the winners of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in Stockholm – Photo by Reuters

The work of Alvin Roth and Lloyd Shapley has sparked a “flourishing field of research” and helped improve the performance of many markets, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said. Continue Reading »

Jewish doctor from New York wins Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Dr. Robert J. Lefkowitz, an American physician-scientist best known for his work with G protein-coupled receptors for which he won the 2012 Nobel Prize for Chemistry.


Robert J. Lefkowitz, a Jewish physician and path-breaking biochemist from New York, has won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry jointly with Brian K. Kobilka, a researcher at California’s Stanford University.

Robert Lefkowitz

Dr. Robert Joseph Lefkowitz – Photo: facebook

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2012 went to the scientists for “groundbreaking discoveries that reveal the inner workings of an important family … of receptors: G-protein–coupled receptors,” an Oct. 10 posting on the website of the Nobel Prize stated. Continue Reading »

French Jew share prestigious Nobel Prize in Physics

American David Winel & Moroccan Serge Haroche, of Moroccan origin, wins prize for groundbreaking advances in quantum systems.


Serge Haroche, a French-Jewish physicist, has won the Nobel Prize in Physics jointly with David Wineland from the United States.

Nobel prize winners: Haroche (left,) Wineland – Photo: REUTERS/Scanpix Sweden

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2012 went to the scientists “for groundbreaking experimental methods that enable measuring and manipulation of individual quantum systems,” the website of the Nobel Prize said.

According to the BBC, the pair developed solutions to pick, manipulate and measure photons and ions individually, allowing an insight into a microscopic world that was once just the province of scientific theory. Continue Reading »