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        1/14/2013, Shevat 3, 5773

      Israel Prize Winner Yehudit Birk Passes Away at 86

      Professor Yehudit Birk passed away, Monday, at the age of 86. Her funeral is scheduled for Tuesday at 14:30 in the Rechovot Cemetery.

      Professor Birk was on the faculty of the Hebrew University's school of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Quality  Sciences in Rechovot. She was awarded the Israel Prize in 1998 for her research in the field of agriculture.