Obama presents Presidential Medal of Freedom to Jewish scholar Kahneman

By JPOST.COM STAFF
November 20, 2013 19:13

US President Barack Obama presented on Wednesday the highest American civilian honor to sixteen recipients, including American-Israeli psychologist Daniel Kahneman.

Obama bestowed the Presidential Medal of Freedom to the honorees in a ceremony at the White House.

Kahneman is a Princeton University professor, who shared the Nobel Price for Economics in 2002. He escaped Nazi Europe and served in the Israeli army.

JTA contributed to this report.


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