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Philadelphia Native Honored by Nefesh B’Nefesh

Professor Benjamin W. Corn, who heads the Institute of Radiotherapy at Tel Aviv Medical Center, received the 2017 Sylvan Adams Nefesh B’Nefesh Bonei Zion Award.

The award recognizes immigrants who impacted the state and Israeli society.

Corn is a Philadelphia native. He has headed the Institute of Radiotherapy for 14 years and has 30 years of experience treating tumors with radiation therapy.

He chairs the Radiation Therapy Oncology Group’s international committee; the organization now has more than 50 member countries. He also chairs Life’s Door, an organization he founded with his wife, Dvora, which aims to integrate spirituality into health care.