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Chief Rabbi Isaac Herzog of Israel Named Winner of Yeshiva University Award

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Dr. Isaac Helevi Herzog, Chief Rabbi of Israel, has been selected as the 1948 recipient of Yeshiva University’s annual $1,000 Mordecai Ben Devid Award, it was announced today by Dr. Samuel Belkin, president of Yeshiva. Dr. Herzog was chosen for the award for his “indomitable courage and self-sacrificing Labors for the welfare of Israel everywhere, ” the announcement said. The award was established in 1941 by the late Enrico Gada, Ambassador of Son Marino to the Republic of France.

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