Information's Award

The France Israel Foundation is both a melting pot and a catalyst for strengthening and deepening ties between the peoples of Israel and France in all segments of the respective civil societies. An intergovernmental organization, recognized by public utility, the France-Israel Foundation is made up of French and Israeli representatives at the political, economic, social and cultural levels.


This is why in 2019 the France Israel Foundation (FFI) creates information prices to promote the knowledge of Israeli society by French society.

  • A written press award for an article on Israel published in the print / and / or electronic media between January 31, 2019 and April 30, 2020

  • A documentary award for a documentary on Israel broadcast on a television channel between January 31, 2019 and April 30, 2020.

Prizes and checks worth 10,000 euros each will be awarded at a ceremony in Israel.

The award criteria are:

  • The seriousness and objectivity of the investigation

  • The editorial qualities

  • Journalistic quality

  • Originality of the subject and angles treated

The jury is composed of 5 members: F.O. Giesbert as president, C. Barbier, M. Burgot, G. Malbrunot and M. Masri 

Candidate files must include:

  • For the written press award: The article and the newspaper with the date it was published or the link of the site

  • For the documentary award: The documentary and the references of the diffusion (support and date)

And are to be sent to:


Deadline for receipt of applications is May 1, 2020

The prize will be awarded in October 2020 in Jerusalem.