PEF is proud that two amutot (charitable organizations) that receive PEF support have been selected to win the Prime Minister’s Award this year. According to the Jerusalem Post:
In the nonprofit category, the winner is Dafna Lifshitz, CEO of Appleseeds Academy (formally Tapuach).
According to its website, the organization’s goal is to “provide equal opportunity to Israel’s socially disadvantaged communities through technological tools and the development of life skills.”
Ayala Tal-El, founder of AV Israel, received the nonprofit category’s honorable mention. Her organization works with deaf and hard-of-hearing children and seeks to integrate them in regular educational frameworks and society as a whole, with the aid of innovative treatments and technology.
See full coverage in the Jerusalem Post: Dafna Lifshitz wins Prime Minister’s Prize