Youth Competition 2009

Name Your Hero 2009

“Name your Hero” – Winning Essays

First Prize

Dan Eshed
“Voice of the Sceptic - Michael Shermer, Historian”
Comprehensive High School 'Zayin' Hakiria, Ashdod

Lihi Ezra
“Sound As a Source of Electricity - Prof. Tahir Cagin”
ORT Acre-Draski

Yuval Katz
“Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater”
ORT Hashomron Binyamina

 

Second Prize

Natally Aharoni
“Carl Gershman - Promoting Awareness of Democracy”
ORT Moshe Sharet, Nazareth Ilit

Noa Dror
“The Straw that Broke the Bacterium's Back -
Dr. Moshe Frommer, the Inventor of ‘LifeStraw’ "

Regional High School Megiddo

Meital Gelbort
“ ‘Aharai’ - NGO for Youth Leading Change”
Eldad High School, Netanya

Sean Malikin
“ ‘The Vertical Farm’ - Prof. Dickson Despommier”
Hakfar Hayarok

Moshe Neizov
“Baza Nababa - A Blind Distance Runner “
Municipal High School 'Zayin', Tel Aviv-Jaffa

Eden Ridi
“Hayao Miyazaki - Japanese Animator”
Danziger High School, Kiryat Shmona

 

Third Prize

Shiran Ashkenazi
“Olympe de Gouges - Ahoti Movement for Women in Israel”
Municipal High School 'Zayin', Tel Aviv-Jaffa

Masat Cohen
“Bema'aglei Tzedek - NGO for Social Justice”
Ulpanat Bnei Akiva, Netivot

Yuval Finkelstein
“Muhammad Ionos - Founder of the Grameen Bank Providing Micro Credit”
Eldad High School, Netanya

Yoel Finkovich Liri & Neta Rotshtein
“Prof. Reuven Foirstein - Founder of the International Center
for the Advancement of Learning”

Hakfar Hayarok

Jonathan Halatnik
“Leo Baeck Educational Center -
Based on the Theories and Values of Dr. Leo Baeck”

Leo Baeck Middle School, Haifa

Chen Hirsch
“Museum Sugihara and the Humanity Hill (Jindou No Oka)”
Amal High School 1, Naharia

Inbar Levy
"’Simchat Halev’ - Medical Clowns of Israel”
Lady Davis High School, Tel Aviv

Inbal Mualem
" ‘Israel Elwyn’ - Integrating the Disabled into Society”
Galili High School, Kfar Saba

Sandra Nasrallah
“Jaime Escalante, Teacher”
Municipal High School 'Zayin', Tel Aviv-Jaffa

Naor Porat
“Prof. Yaacov Beckenstein, Physicist”
High School for Nature, Environment and Society, Tel Aviv – Jaffa

Niv Vrubel
“Project Gutenberg - A Free, Computerized Library for All on the Web”
Bnei Brak Yeshiva High School

Amit Wiesel
“Use of Stem Cells for Saving Life - Medicine of the Future”
Ahad Ha'am High School, Petach Tikva

 

Citation

Yarden Ben Chorin
“Dr. Daniel Kaftori & Prof. Avi Kribos - Development of
a System for Utilizing Solar Power”

ORT Hashomron Binyamina

Amnon Cohen Kafri
“Peretz Rosenberg - Agricultural Inventor and Social Activist”
Ort Hashomron Binyamina

Ofer Yaakov-Zada
“Ayanot Youth Village for Darfur Refugees”
ORT Technicom - Givataim