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Obama presents Presidential Medal of Freedom to Jewish scholar Kahneman

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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