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List of notable or famous physicists from Israel, with bios and photos, including the top physicists born in Israel and even some popular physicists who immigrated to Israel. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Israeli physicists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These physicists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known physicist from Israel is included when available.

You can rank all of these people, from Eliyahu M. Goldratt to Jacob Bekenstein.

This historic physicists from Israel list can help answer the questions "Who are some Israeli physicists of note?" and "Who are the most famous physicists from Israel?" These prominent physicists of Israel may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Israeli physicists.

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Asher Peres is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Physicists from Israel
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Asher Peres was an Israeli physicist, considered a pioneer in quantum information theory, as well as the connections between quantum mechanics and the theory of relativity. According to his autobiography, he was born Aristide Pressman in Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne in France, where his father, a Polish electrical engineer, had found work laying down power lines. He was given the name Aristide at birth, because the name his parents wanted, Asher, the name of his maternal grandfather, was not on the list of permissible French given names. When he went to live in Israel, he changed his first name to Asher and, as was common among immigrants, changed his family name to the Hebrew Peres, which he used ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 71 (1934-2005)

Birthplace: Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne, Europe, Metropolitan France, Limousin, Corr├Ęze

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Avshalom Elitzur is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Physicists from Israel
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Avshalom Cyrus Elitzur is an Israeli physicist and philosopher. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 61

Birthplace: Iran

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Benjamin Fain is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Physicists from Israel
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Benjamin Fain was an Israeli physicist, professor-emeritus, and former refusenik. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 83 (1930-2013)

Birthplace: Kiev, Ukraine

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Daniel Zajfman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Physicists from Israel
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Daniel Zajfman is an Israeli physicist whose main research interests are centered on the Physics of simple molecular ions. On December 1, 2006 he was elected as the tenth president of the Weizmann Institute. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 59

Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium

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