The prize was awarded by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Education Minister Gideon Sa’ar. Honorable mention was awarded to Dr. Abir Abed, a chemistry teacher at the Galilee High School in Nazareth, and Eyal Sinai, a physics teacher at the Rabin Municipal High School 2 in Modi’in. The teachers received a great deal of attention via the prize’s Facebook page, which was filled with hundreds of moving responses and enthusiastic recommendations for the teachers from past and current students.
Special activities / Award Recipients 2015
In 2012, Nikolai Schwarz, a physics teacher and the coordinator of the science and engineering track at the ORT Comprehensive High School in Arad, was awarded the Trump Master Teacher Award.