Monday, July 31, education Minister Naftali Bennett has announced the winners of the award named URI of Orbach for contribution to Jewish culture.
Composer and singer Shlomo Gronich was the winner in the nomination «Business of life». In the explanation of the selection Committee of the prize said that he was the first who introduced the Israeli society with the culture of the Jews of Ethiopia. In addition, «a significant part of the work of Gromiha for Jewish and Israeli sources.»
The award in the category «Jewish dance» received a collective «Leg». It is noted that the creation of this ensemble was a breakthrough in the art of dance in the religious sector.
The winner in this category was also the choreographer Shlomo Maman, who «has made Jewish traditions in the dance and is an inexhaustible source of creativity.»
Minister of pensioners, Deputy of the party «Bayt Yehudi», writer and journalist URI Orbach died on 16 Feb 2015. In 2016, it was named after the prize of the Ministry of education, awarded to members of the Jewish culture.