Yehudith Birk Yehudith Birk was awarded the 1998 Israel Prize for her research on nutritional biochemistry, which has increased our understanding of the anti-cancer properties of legume proteins, including such Israeli favorites as soy and humus. Institution: Yehudith Birk. Print Full Image Owner Birk, Yehudith Related contentProfiles: Yehudith BirkEncyclopedia Article: Yehudith Birk How to cite this pageJewish Women's Archive. "Yehudith Birk ." (Viewed on April 19, 2019) <https://jwa.org/media/birk-yehudith-small-still-image>.