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Hadassah Receives Award for Work in Field of Adult Education

The School of Education of Long Island University conferred a special award on Hadassah this week for the organization’s work in the field of adult education. The award was accepted by Dr. Miriam Freund, Hadassah president.

Presentation of the award was made at a reception given by the Hadassah to seven Jewish historians who collaborated in the five-year Hadassah project to study “the basic ideas, ideals and values of the Jewish historical experience and their relevance to contemporary life in the United States,” Results of their survey were published by Random House under the title, “Great Ages and Ideas of the Jewish People.”