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        9/15/2011, Elul 16, 5771

      Israel, Czech Republic Expand Educational Cooperation


      Education Minister Gid'on Sa'ar signed a declaration,Thursday, with his Czech counterpart, Josef Dobeš, for increased cooperation between the two countries in the fields of higher education, Holocaust education and youth exchanges.

      The signing followed a meeting in Jerusalem, in which the two ministers also discussed expanded cooperation in Holocaust research, which involved the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial institution, the Czech national archive, the Jewish Museum and the Institute for Research into Totalitarian Regimes in Prague.