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Five Israelis to Receive National Prizes on Independence Day

The winners of this year’s Israel Prizes, awarded each year on Independence Day, were announced here today. The recipients, who will receive 3,000 pounds ($1,000) each, include: the noted poet Avraham Shlonsky; Prof. Akiva Ernst Simon, in the field of jurisprudence; Prof, Aryeh Olitzki in the field of medicine; and the noted painter Marcel Janco in the field of art.

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