Victor Soriano was a founding member of B’nai B’rith Uruguay and one of the most prestigious medical doctors in the country. As part of the award, Colina will travel to Israel and will enjoy a program developed by the B’nai B’rith World Center in Jerusalem.
Uruguay Minister of Education Ricardo Ehrlich and B’nai B’rith Uruguay President Morris Segal presented the award at the B’nai B’rith Hall in Montevideo before a crowd of 200 people.
Engineer and professor Liliana Borzacconi was also presented with the Maimonides Award, in recognition of her career as investigator and the chair of the Council of Sciences in Uruguay.
The ceremony was covered by the major Uruguayan daily newspaper EL PAIS. Click here to the read the story (in Spanish).