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Coveted ‘israel Prize’ Given to Four on Eve of Independence Day

Four Israelis were today named the winners of the coveted Israel Prize, given each year on the eve of Independence Day for outstanding achievement in various fields. This year’s winners were: Dr. Zeev Ben Hayim, professor of Hebrew at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem; Dr. Moshe Rachmilewitz, head of the Hadassah-Hebrew University Hospital in Jerualem; Supreme Court Justice Moshe Silberg; and Meir Margalit, of the Ohel Theater in Tel Aviv.