Famous Scientists from Israel

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

List features people like Daniel Kahneman and Liviu Librescu.

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

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  • Ada Yonath
    Age: 83
    • Birthplace: Mandatory Palestine
    Ada E. Yonath (Hebrew: עדה יונת‎, pronounced [ˈada joˈnat]) (born 22 June 1939) is an Israeli crystallographer best known for her pioneering work on the structure of the ribosome. She is the current ...more
    • Birthplace: Jerusalem, Mandatory Palestine
    Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz or Adin Even Yisrael is a teacher, philosopher, social critic, and spiritual mentor, who has been hailed by Time magazine as a "once-in-a-millennium scholar". He has devoted his ...more
    • Birthplace: Kaunas, Lithuania
    Aharon Barak (Hebrew: אהרן ברק, born Erik Brick, 16 September 1936) is a Professor of Law at the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya and a lecturer in law at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, the ...more
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    Dec. at 82 (1930-2012)
    • Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
    Aharon Dolgopolsky (Hebrew: אהרון דולגופולסקי‎, Russian: Арон Борисович Долгопольский; 18 November 1930 – 20 July 2012) was a Russian-Israeli linguist and one of the modern founders of comparative ...more