90-year-old Mossad hero awarded lifetime achievement prize

President Reuven Rivlin on Wednesday honored veteran Mossad agent Avraham Barzilai, 90, who joined the institution in 1955 and took part in some extraordinary operations in his 60-year career.
At the president's residence, Rivlin and Mossad chief Yossi Cohen gave Barzilai his own small ceremony after ill-health kept him from the earlier ceremony for other prize recipients.
According to Israel Radio, Barzilai's career highlights included Israel's secret brought 80,000 Jews to Israel from Arab countries.
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