The State of Israel lays claim to a unique history that has defied the odds time and again, reuniting the Jewish people with their ancestral homeland in an epic battle to preserve tradition and boldly forge ahead into the future.

The prize, given by the John Templeton Foundation, is one of the world's largest annual awards given to an individual and honors a living person who has made exceptional contributions to affirming life's spiritual dimension, whether through insight, discovery, or practical works.

“Political language…is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.” (British novelist George Orwell) “The relativism which is not willing to speak about truth but only about ‘what is true for me’ is an evasion of the serious business of living. It is the... Read more »