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  Elul 15, 5772 , 02/09/12

Israel Prize Winner Yonah Frenkel Passes Away

Professor Yonah Frenkel of Hebrew University, and an Israel Prize winner, has passed away. He was 84. His funeral will be held on Sunday afternoon in Jerusalem.

Frankel won the Israel Prize in 2000, in the area of Talmudic research, for his work on interpreting midrash and aggada.

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