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Nurit Kirsh

Nurit Kirsh, (b. 1968) is the head of the Biological Thought M.A. Program at the Open University, Israel. She studies the history of science in Israel, with a special focus on the history of life sciences and medicine and on values, ideology, and science.

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Bracha Ramot

Bracha Ramot, a specialist in internal medicine and hematology, made major contributions to the development of hematology in Israel and to research on the genetic differences of Jewish ethnic communities in Israel. Ramot was awarded the Israel Prize for Medical Sciences in 2001.

Clara Heyn

Botanist Clara Heyn’s most significant achievement was her work with the plant family Leguminosae, especially the genus Medicago. She was an excellent botanist, teacher, and colleague.

Naomi Feinbrun-Dothan

Naomi Feinbrun-Dothan helped pioneer the scientific analysis of native Israeli flora and establish the study of botany and genetics at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Batsheva Bonne-Tamir

Batsheva Bonne-Tamir (1932-2020) was one of the first human population geneticists in Israel. She is mostly known for her studies on genetic markers and genetic diseases among the Samaritans.

Yehudith Birk

In 1977, biochemist Yehudith Birk became the first woman to serve as a dean at the Hebrew University. An internationally renowned scientist for her studies of legume seed proteins and proteinase inhibitors, she won the 1998 Israel Prize for agricultural research.


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Jewish Women's Archive. "Nurit Kirsh." (Viewed on March 2, 2024) <http://jwa.org/encyclopedia/author/kirsh-nurit>.