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Zalman Shazar Award Announced

November 23, 1971
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The creation of an American Zalman Shazar Educators Award by the Department of Education and Culture of the World Zionist Organization was announced today by Rabbi Emanuel Rackman, member of the Executive of the World Zionist Organization and chairman of the Department’s Advisory Committee.

The Award is designed to “honor Jewish educators in the diaspora for their contribution and service to Jewish education,” said Dr. Rackman. It was named in honor of Israel’s President who served earlier in his career as Israel’s first Minister of Education and Culture and as the head of the Department of Education and Culture of the WZO. Three educators and/or institutions from three different countries will be selected for the 1971-72 year, one of them from the United States and Canada. Each recipient of the Award will receive $700 in cash.

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