Rappaport Award Ceremony 2015

The 2015 Rappaport award ceremony marked 5 years since late Mr. Bruce Rappaport, founder of the Rappaport Family Trust, passed away and the 10th year that the Rappaport Prize to Israeli Artists is awarded. Thin threads of grief and renewal. Warm words in memory of the great man (given by his daughters, Prof. Aaron Ciechanover-Nobel laureate, Rabbi Israel Lau and words of former President, honorable Mr. Shimon Peres) through sand installation which describe the Trust’s extensive philanthropy work to awarding the worthy laureates in Art, Bio Medical sciences and Women generating change in the Israeli society prizes. For the finale – musical adaptation of “Dreams of yesterday” performed by the original singer, Ruchama Raz and Kashi, young Israeli rapper. All accompanied with delicate VJ work. The Statue handed to each laureate, given for the first time, designed by andreyandshay, 2 young Israeli Craftsmen- Designers

Award Ceremony video