Mifal Hapayis Prize for Arts and Sciences


Mifal Hapayis acts to advance culture, art and science by providing grants to artists and scientists who have recently attained significant achievements in their fields and contributed to their furthering in Israel.

Prof. Howard Litwin – 2014

Prof. Litwin is the initiator and Principal Investigator for SHARE-Israel, the Israeli component of the SHARE project, a multidisciplinary longitudinal survey, considered the most important international gerontological study. Litwin studies various aspects of late-life: social, cultural, psychological, physical, economic, medical, health-related. Through his original research, he attempts to change society’s attitude towards the elderly and to sketch a better alternative future in light of the rise in life expectancy and its meanings.