First-ever President's Prize honors Kissinger

February 9, 2012 11:58


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Former US secretary of state Henry Kissinger was among the six recipients of Israel's first-ever President's Prize, announced on Thursday at the home of President Shimon Peres.

The prize is awarded to remarkable individuals and organizations that contributed to Israeli society and its standing in the world.The other prize recipients included:

-Indian-born Zubin Mehta, music director for life at the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra;
-Attorney Uri Slonim, who represented the government in negotiations to release captive IDF soldiers;
-Judy Feld Carr, who masterminded an international smuggling operation to release trapped Syrian Jews;
-The Rashi Foundation, which serves underprivileged youth in Israel's periphery, and
-Rabbi Adin Even Yisrael Steinsaltz, a Talmudic philosopher and scholar.

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