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

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.