Tuesday, May 17, 2011
The brothers were awarded the Dan David Prize which is given to people who have made "an outstanding contribution to humanity." The Dan David Prize is worth $1 million, of which ten percent is donated to doctorate and post-doctorate student grants.
Previous winners include Canadian novelist Margaret Atwood, Canadian filmmaker Atom Egoyan, Al Gore, Amos Oz, Tony Blair and Yo-Yo Ma.
The event was held at the Tel Aviv University in Tel Aviv, Israel.
"Accept the Mystery" - A Symposium with the Coen Brothers, recipients of the Dan David Prize.
Chairperson: Dr. Orly Lubin
Participants: Joel and Ethan Coen - Dr. Shmulik Duvdevani - Ms. Dana Ivgy - Mr. Danny Lerner - Dr. Raya Morag