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Lion of Zion Award and Spirit of Zion Award

Awards to Israel Individuals for Exemplary Contributions
to Strengthening the Country of Israel

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The Moskowitz Prize for Zionism

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Awards to Israel individuals in recognition of outstanding work to ensure the strength and resilience of the national Jewish homeland. The following award categories are open to Israeli citizens who have sacrificed personal welfare and security and whose actions personify modern Zionism:

Lion of Zion Award

The Lion of Zion Award winners are Israeli men and women acting from a feeling of personal responsibility, vision and national mission, each in his field, and often while sacrificing their personal welfare and even endangering their personal security.

This award is for Israeli citizens, residents of Israel, who best personify modern Zionism in Israel in their actions addressing the challenges that face Zionism today in spheres such as education, research, settlement, culture, defense and security.

Spirit of Zion Award

The Spirit of Zion is an award for new initiatives, young Israelis with vision who recognize the need to stand up and be counted. These awardees represent the next generation of dedicated, creative citizens with the potential to make a difference for the Zionist dream to continue as a vibrant reality.

The Prize money, over $100,000 annually, is divided among the award recipients each year and is distributed at the annual ceremony in Jerusalem.

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GrantWatch ID#: 168091

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Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Lion of Zion award:
-Candidates must be Israeli citizens.
-Organizations cannot be nominated, only individuals

Spirit of Zion award:
-Candidates are Israeli citizens up to the age of 32.
-Nomination must be submitted by the candidate themselves.

Pre-Application Information:

Nominations are due online by February 4, 2018.

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Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

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Spirit of Zion Prize Submission Form

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