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        10/5/2011, Tishrei 7, 5772

      MK Elkin: Nobel Prize a Reminder to Invest in Education


      Israeli Professor Daniel Shechtman’s earning the Nobel Prize for Chemistry shows the importance of higher education, said MK Zev Elkin, head of the Knesset Lobby for Higher Education. Shechtman is a professor at the Technion in Haifa.

      “When an Israeli researcher wins the Nobel Prize, it’s a reminder of the importance of our investment in higher education and in teaching science, in order to ensure the existence of a future generation of researchers,” Elkin explained.